Class of 1985 Spring 2018 Class Note

Suzanne Lynch Guild

34 West Street

Manchester, ME 04351

(207) 623-9404


Spring is on its way! Making changes this year? Please let me know, I’d love to share your news!

Greg Jewell joined Immanuel Lutheran Communities in Kalispell, MT as chief financial officer. Greg has many years of experience in health care and senior living, including 15 years with Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, ME, and time spent on the management team of Sagewood, a full-service life plan retirement community in Phoenix, AZ. Greg and his wife, Denise Pelletier Jewell ’87, have four adult children.

AEye has named Blair LaCorte as chief of staff. Blair will be responsible for planning and executing key organizational objectives. AEye is based in the San Francisco, CA, area and develops advanced vision hardware, software, and algorithms that act as eyes of autonomous vehicles. Most recently Blair served as president of PRG, the world’s largest live event technology and services company, and CEO of XOJET, one of the largest and fastest growing private charter airline companies in North America.

Becky Wyke ’89G has been named the president of the University of Maine at Augusta after spending a number of years as vice chancellor for finance and administration for the University of Maine System. Becky served as the commissioner of the State of Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services under Governor John Baldacci ’86. Before that, she was the chief deputy secretary of state under Governor Angus King. Becky has lived in Augusta for more than 20 years.

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