Lauren H. Kerstein

Lauren H. Kerstein, LA93, SW95, has earned plaudits for her latest picture book, Home for A While (Magination Press, February 2021), which offers a realistic depiction of a child ­entering a foster home. The book, ­illustrated by Natalia Moore, was nominated for the 2022–23 South Carolina Book Awards, a division of the South Carolina Association […]

Chris Kunard

Chris Kunard, EN93, EN93, was promoted to senior director, open innovation customer collaboration, at Illumina. His team works with a strategic set of Illumina’s customers, helping them achieve novel end-to-end solutions in the genomic space using next-generation sequencing instruments and bioinformatics tools. An example of this work was ­recently published in the New England Journal […]

Virginia Wasiuk Lay

Virginia Wasiuk Lay, LW93, in November was appointed judge for Division 16 of the 21st ­Judicial Circuit in St. Louis County by Gov. Mike Parson. Lay previously served as an associate judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit.

Scott Markowitz

Scott Markowitz, MD93, writes that he is honored and humbled to return to WashU as the inaugural vice chair for professional development and diversity, equity and inclusion in the Department of Anesthesiology in the School of Medicine.

Jenny (Schulenberg) Hosfeld

Jenny (Schulenberg) Hosfeld, LA93, was promoted to CEO of Think Bank, headquartered in Rochester, Minn. Hosfeld, who joined the bank in 2006, was previously president and chief banking officer.

Dea Hoover

Dea Hoover, BU93, authored STL Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for St. Louis’s Hidden Treasures (Reedy Press, 2021). The owner of tour companies Are We There Yet? and Discover St. Louis, Hoover has been showing residents and visitors around the city’s landmarks and other spots of interest for 15 years. Website: discover-stlouis.com

Spencer Greene

Spencer Greene, LA93, LA93, is director of medical toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at HCA Houston Healthcare–Kingwood. He is also a clinical professor at the University of Houston College of Medicine and serves as the president of Bayou City Medical Toxicology and Emergency Medicine Consultants in Houston.

Murray Goldstein

Murray Goldstein, LA93, was promoted to vice president, marketing and sales operations for Cox Communications. His new role includes leadership of sales operations and digital sales, as well as advanced marketing analytics and responsibility for B2B marketing strategy. Goldstein’s career spans more than 25 years in marketing leadership roles at Cox, General Motors and General Electric.

Gina (Butler) Castillo

Gina (Butler) Castillo, LW93, a nurse at Kaiser Permanente, enjoys spending time in her Portland, Ore., garden and sells her vegan food items at a neighborhood farmers market.

Doug Lane

Doug Lane, LW93, joined Global Compute Infrastructure as CFO and managing director. The company recently acquired a data center business in Poland, its first acquisition.
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