Dix & Eaton Incorporated, Cleveland, has announced
the promotion of Robert G. Berick ’89 to senior vice president,
investor relations and corporate communications. He advises public
and private companies on a wide range of communication issues. Berick,
who serves St. Lawrence as class reporter, joined Dix & Eaton in
2001 after serving as director of corporate communications and investor
relations for Scott Technologies, Inc. (formerly Figgie International
Inc.), where he designed and implemented a strategic communications
program to reposition the company within the business and financial
community. Earlier, he was vice president and director of investor
relations at the Cleveland public relations firm Watt, Roop & Co.
He began his career in the New York office of Hill & Knowlton,
Inc., where he was a member of that firm's financial relations division.
He is an officer of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association for
Corporate Growth and a member of the National Investor Relations Institute
and the marketing committee of the Cleveland Center for Contemporary
When Danny Graham ’00 ran in last fall’s New York City
Marathon (finishing in three hours and four minutes), he enjoyed the
support, both along the route and at the “meet and greet” area
near the finish where this shot was taken, of several Laurentians.
Standing from left are his coach, Brendan Hogan ’00, Mike McCue ’00,
Alex Peterson ’00, Graham and Trustee David Officer ’67,
while in the foreground is Trustee Katy MacKay ’70.
Photo credit: Joan Officer
Boston University School of Management has announced the appointment
of Scott Stewart ’81 as faculty director of the Master of Science
in Investment Management (MSIM) program. Prof. Stewart, who has been
with Boston University since 2001, was formerly a fund manager and
Equity Group leader at Fidelity Investments. “Recent changes
in the investment and finance management community increasingly demand
high-quality management practices and better-qualified professionals,” said
Louis E. Lataif, dean of the BU School of Management. “Scott's
industry expertise in developing and managing global equity, fixed
income and derivative investment strategies for Fidelity Investments
and State Street brings enormous value to the program's future success.”
investment success has been noted in several business publications,
including Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. He earned his MBA and Ph.D.
in finance at Cornell and has published several research papers in professional
Photo credit: BU Photo Services