NSU Horizons Spring 2017

38 NSU HORIZONS [ 1980 s ] n Anthony Ortner , J.D., 1981, Maitland, Florida, is a retired estate planning and probate attorney. n Raul Puig , B.S., 1983, Miami, is a retired supervisor for the Florida Department of Children and Families, Adult Protective Services Program in Miami. n Madeline Fell , M.B.A., 1987, of Coral Springs, Florida, is the president of SGF Environmental Consultants, Inc., in Coral Springs. [1990 s ] n Darlene Bel-Alexander , J.D., 1991, of Eustis, Florida, is a senior associate general counsel at Strayer University. n Troy Creamean , D.O., 1992, of Corpus Christi, Texas, is a head and neck cancer surgeon at ENT Associates of Corpus Christi. n Laura Lucas , B.S., 1992, of Pompano Beach, Florida, is a Scholastic Assessment Test rater for Educational Testing Service in Florida. n Arlene Simon Backman , J.D., 1993, of Hollywood, Florida, is a county judge for Broward County in Florida. n Dipak Nadkarni , D.O., 1993, of Ramrod Key, Florida, is a Navy officer on active duty and will retire in 2020. n Mark Astor , J.D., 1994, of Boca Raton, Florida, is the owner and founder of drugandalcoholattorneys.com in Boca Raton. n Karen Brown , M.S., 1994, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, is an associate professor and the associate director at the Univer- sity of the Virgin Islands. n Joanne DeLena , J.D., 1995, of Bedford, New Hampshire, is an attorney for the Department of Justice. n Halley Stephens , J.D., 1998, of Tallahassee, Florida, is the owner of Stephens Law, LLC in Tallahassee. n Zoila Clark , M.S., 1999, of Doral, Florida, is studying theater at Florida Atlantic University. Clark is developing her artistic side and is interested in theater and film. n Andrew Knoch , Ph.D., 1999, of Sarasota, Florida, is the corporate director for the Comprehensive Pharmacy Services in Sarasota. n Mauricio Silva , M.S., 1999, Blackford, Great Britain, is a senior lecturer in accounting and finance at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh in Scotland. Silva specializes in behavioral finance with a focus on family and ethnic minority businesses. WANT TO BE FEATURED IN THE ALUMNI NOTES SECTION OF HORIZONS MAGAZINE? Alumni Notes Peter Tokar , M.B.A., 2006, economic development director for the city of Alpharetta, Georgia, has been named a winner in the profession’s 40 Under 40 awards. An independent six-member selection committee evaluated and selected the winners based on their exceptional contributions to the economic development industry. The award’s program was managed by Development Counsellors International, a New York-based firm that specializes in economic development marketing. Awards