Alumni denoted by an asterisk (*) are members of the North Texas Exes
*Tony Bryson, Chesapeake, Va., has been promoted to officer in charge of the Norfolk Sub Office with the Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services. He previously served as supervisory adjudications officer at the Dallas District Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services. He is formerly of Justin.
Adriane Wilson, Garland, was named to the position of director of marketing and community development at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. Prior to joining PHP, Wilson managed various internal communications projects at the national headquarters of the American Heart Association in Dallas and was a staff writer for the Dallas Morning News.
Ken Bridges (TAMS, ’98 M.A., ’03 Ph.D.), El Dorado, Ark., is a history teacher at South Arkansas Community College and recently received the Outstanding Faculty Award for the Arts and Sciences Division.
Ron Griffen, Allen, has been named principal of Berkner High School in Richardson. He lives in Allen with his wife, Talandra Halton Griffen (’92), and his two sons, Rylan and Rustan.
Steven ‘Casey’ Crawford, Leander, and his wife, Amy, are relocating to the Dallas area from Austin with their son, Cooper, 10, and daughter, Hannah, 8. Casey has accepted an executive position with Pinnacle Partners in Medicine as the senior director of operations. He says he is looking forward to the challenges of the new role and is happy to be returning home after eight years with Dell Inc. in a variety of senior leadership positions.
*Todd Herauf (’04 M.Ed.), Corinth, was named assistant principal of Arapaho Classical Magnet in the Richardson ISD in January. In May, he and his wife, Holly, had their first baby, Jackson Joseph Herauf.
Jonathan Keck, Batavia, Ill., and his wife, Megan, announce the birth of their first child, daughter Bailey Lauren. Jonathan is a division marketing specialist at Farmers Insurance Group.
Jason Phillips (’96), Orlando, Fla., has been admitted into Florida A&M College of Law. He began classes this fall.
Kristin Notch Ries, Littleton, Colo., completed her M.A. in psychology from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 2001. She then moved to Colorado, where she completed a school counseling endorsement program in 2004. She married Anthany Ries in 2003 and gave birth to their son, Logan, in April 2005. She owns and manages a tutoring business, Top Notch Tutoring.
Ross Cox, Atlanta, Ga., accepted a position with Cartoon Network New Media, a part of Turner Entertainment Group. His primary role is to develop new media programming based on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim shows and characters. Serving as senior director of entertainment products, he heads up business units including mobile video, interactive TV, broadband advertising, podcasts and downloadable games.
Clay Hollingsworth, Marina del Rey, Calif., is proud to announce the birth of his daughter, Calla Elizabeth, in May. He and his wife, Lauren, have been married since 2002. Both work for Yahoo! Inc.
Amy Sandling Crawford, Plano, and her husband, Jon Benjamin Crawford, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace, in May.
Chris Mosmeyer (M.A.) and Tristan Connors Mosmeyer (’98), Temple, welcomed their fourth child and first daughter in September 2005. They say Therese Elizabeth is learning how to get along with her older brothers. Chris serves as coach of the academic team at Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Temple. The team won the overall Texas Association for Private and Parochial Schools 2A state championship in April for the second year in a row. His forensics team (speech and debate) won the state championship in four of six possible events.
Jana Reiss Zavishlak, Krum, and her husband, Kurt, welcomed their fourth child, Luke Joseph, in December 2005. His siblings are Emma, 6, Kate, 4, and Jack, 2.
Priscilla Chow (M.Ed.), Carrollton, and her husband, Tom, welcome another baby boy, Mason Tse-Shong Chow. He is also welcomed by his big brother, Max.
Linda Steinsultz (’01 M.S.), North Richland Hills, earned her Ph.D. in family studies from Texas Woman’s University in May and is teaching at Texas Christian University this fall. She has also taught at Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus, Concordia University in Austin and TWU and was a school nurse for 16 years at Richland High School. She is married to Clifford R. Steinsultz and has three children and one granddaughter.