Marty LaMar, BU ’02

Marty LaMar, BU ’02, was named Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s chief economic development officer by Mayor William Peduto. LaMar was recently the regional vice president for McCormack Baron Management and previously served as president and CEO of Lucas Metr …

Karri Bentley Neal, WC ’02

On May 6, Karri Bentley Neal, WC ’02, and Christopher Brannon Neal tied the knot at Regions Park in Birmingham, Alabama. After a worship service ceremony, the two dined and danced with family and friends into the night. Amanda Pruitt Graves, WC ’02, se …

Christina White, BU ’02

Christina White, BU ’02, earned her doctorate at the University of Alabama in higher education technology and administration in August.

Jillian Forrest Peterman, WC ’02

Jillian Forrest Peterman, WC ’02, teaching for 13 years in Gwinnett County, in September became assistant principal at Gwin Oaks Elementary School in Lawrenceville. She currently is working toward an education specialist degree in leadership.

Amanda Pruitt Graves, WC ’02

Amanda Pruitt Graves, WC ’02, husband Mike and daughter Tabitha welcomed Luke Evan on May 21, 2015, and are now a very happy family of four.

Robin Vaughn Repinski, WC ’88, Caroline “Happy” Smith Mason, WC ’86, Laverne Lipscomb, BU ’02 and Amy Flagel Scandrett, WC ’87

Robin Vaughn Repinski, WC ’88, recently hosted a gathering for several fellow alumnae at her home in Dallas, Texas. Pictured left to right: Robin, Caroline “Happy” Smith Mason, WC ’86, Brenau Senior Director of Development Robert Shippey (holding Robin …

Candi (Brooks) Silvestri, WC ’02

Candi (Brooks) Silvestri, WC ’02, made the cover credits of her newest film, A Gift Horse, which is available at Lifeway Christian Bookstores, Amazon Instant Video and Netflix.

Anna-Elizabeth McCloud, WC ’02

Anna-Elizabeth McCloud, WC ’02, published her first digital book, The Unspoken: Book One in the Keres Trilogy, on June 1. It is available through Amazon and iTunes.

Allyson Longshore, A ’02

Allyson Longshore, A ’02, was featured in the June 2015 issue of The Atlantan. Allyson, the founder of STYLESTUDIO, is a fashion stylist based in New York City. You can learn more about her work at

Sharon Cook, BU ’02

Sharon Cook, BU ’02, was named chief marketing officer of Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. In her role, Cook directs marketing and brand cultivation, external communications, media relations, investor relations and reputational risk for the regional  …