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Dr. Keven Forney PhD '75 "retired" – yet not

Dr. Keven Forney ’75 started as pre-med at Wabash, but changed direction after graduating as a Biology major.  He went on to earn several degrees (George Peabody College, now part of Vanderbilt University, MS in Biology; Illinois State University, Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration and PhD).

Keven’s interest in public education lead to his career as high school science teacher, high school principal, and finally school district superintendent in Oakwood, IL, from which he will retire on June 30.  Click here to read about Keven’s insights on his career in education, the legacy he leaves in Oakwood, and the future of education in Illinois.

And, he is not totally “retired.”  Keven will work with the principal training program at Olivet Nazarene University after his days as school superintendent end.  Best wishes, Keven!


Ashley Thompson '01 to Senior Managing Consultant

Ashley Thompson ’01 has been promoted to Senior Managing Consultant at BKD, LLP in the Indianapolis office, beginning June 1.  Promotion at BKD, the top-tier U.S. CPA and advisory firm, is based on duties, responsibilities and competencies requiring cumulative and continually increasing degrees of education, training and experience, as well as ability to be coaches, mentors and leaders in the firm and active supporters of the community.   Congratulations, Ashley!


Dave Bromund '85 joins BoD of HFMA, IN chapter

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis announces that Dave Bromund ’85 has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) Indiana Pressler Memorial Chapter, term beginning June 1.  He also serves as Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Board.  HFMA is the leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders.  The Indiana Pressler Memorial Chapter has served financial management executives in Indiana for 50+ years.

Dave is a partner and co-chair of Taft’s Health & Life Sciences practice group, regularly advising clients on legal, business and regulatory aspects of complex business transactions primarily in the health industry.  His practice includes all aspects of health law with particular emphasis on serving as lead counsel in complex business transactions.  His J.D. is from Vanderbilt University Law School.