North Central College - Naperville, IL

Michael Kelsey '05

Michael Kelsey is a certified public accountant for Scanlan & Leo, Ltd. in Oak Brook, IL, a full-service accounting firm.

Salvador Garza '12

Salvador Garza is a rehearsal assistant at Lyric Opera of Chicago after previously serving in similar positions with the Santa Fe Opera and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Sean Harrington '10

Sean Harrington, a Ph.D. student at San Diego State University/University of California Riverside, published his thesis transcript, titled “Ossification Sequence Heterochrony Among Amphibians,” in the September/October 2013 edition of Evolution and Development. Heterochrony is an important mechanism in the evolution of amphibians. Harrington earned a master of science degree in biology from John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, where he worked closely with Carl D. Anthony ’87, associate professor of biology.

David Danielson '07

David Danielson was appointed principal at Madison Elementary School in Lombard, IL. He started his career at the same school as a fourth-grade teacher before being named principal of Hammerschmidt Elementary School in Lombard in 2007.

Dana Solomon '03

Dana Solomon is travel sales manager for Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG), which includes such brands as Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels. She may be contacted at dsolomon911@hotmail.com.

Kelli LaValle '13

Kelli LaValle earned the leading role in a national commercial for Perkins Restaurants. She also was asked to perform at a private gala for The Music Theatre Company in Highland Park, IL, after organizers saw her perform at the senior showcase.

Derek Sulo '10

Derek Sulo is strength and conditioning coach for the College of DuPage Chaparrals. Sulo was an intern at Northwestern University while earning his master’s degree in sports administration there.

Joseph Gaza M ’12

Joseph Gaza M ’12 is director of baseball operations at The Warner Companies baseball agency. Previous to this position, he started his own baseball agency called AllStarInc Baseball. Gaza grew the firm and it merged with The Warner Companies baseball agency. He is certified by the Major League Baseball Players Association as a player agent. Gaza’s duties as a baseball agent include draft advisement, contract negotiations, arbitration representation, marketing and public relations services, sponsorship and endorsement negotiation.

Katrina Sturtevant '05

Katrina Sturtevant is supervisor of the bank response center at State Farm Bank. Her responsibilities include managing a team of individuals that oversees customer interaction with State Farm Bank and helping employees reach their career goals. Sturtevant has a master of science in health education from Northern Illinois University. She may be reached at katrina.sturtevant.uvy8@statefarm.com.

Joy Prepejchal '02

Joy Prepejchal joined Centegra Physician Care’s medical staff as a licensed clinical psychologist. Prepejchal will see patients at Centegra’s offices in Fox Valley, Crystal Lake and Woodstock, IL. She received her doctorate in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and completed her addictions counseling certificate at the College of DuPage.