Farrar ’85 and Maven explain The Cloud

brian_farrarBrian Farrar ’85 is a co-founder of Maven Wave Partners LLC, a tech consultancy in Chicago.  After a career in technology and tech investment banking, in 2008 he co-founded Maven Wave, which helps business clients use Google Inc.’s cloud computing platform instead of going it alone.  It’s a mutual admiration society between Maven and Google.  Click here for a news story.





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Maven Wave Partners LLC.

Thomson ’79 chairs board of trustees at MedEvac Foundation

David ThomsonDr. David Thomson ’79 was appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees by the MedEvac Foundation, and will work to increase research funding and expand programs and international opportunities.”  Click here for the news release.

A Chemistry major at Wabash, Dave earned his Master’s Degree in Human Bioenergetics from Ball State University, and his MD from the University of Cincinnati.  He then completed his emergency medicine residency training with the University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine.  He holds an MPA from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.  He is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services.

Dave currently serves as a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at East Carolina University and is the Medical Director for Vidant EastCare.

Congratulations, Dave!



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MedEvac Foundation.

Stockton ’97 shares his Peace Corps/CDC story

Matt Stockton ’97 sent us this link to a story by the Peace Corps office.  Matt is Entomology Branch Deputy Chief at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  He has been with CDC since the fall of 2002, when he joined the Public Health Prevention Program (PHPS).  His interest in insect-borne diseases began as a result of his service as a Peace Corps Agriculture Extension Volunteer in Gabon from 1997-1999.

Matt was a Psychology major at Wabash.  He decided to earn a Master of Public Health at the University of South Florida after he returned to the United States from his Peace Corps service.

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Thanks for sharing, Matt!



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Peace Corps.