William (Bill) F. Tate IV

William (Bill) F. Tate IV, GM11, president of Louisiana State University, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Earlier, he served for 18 years as a professor and academic administrator at WashU.

Dalia Oppenheimer

Dalia Oppenheimer, GR11,recently ­received the David N. and Roselin Grosberg Young Leadership Award from the Jewish ­Federation of St. Louis. A board member of the ­federation and co-chair of its Community Impact ­Assessment and Planning Committee, ­Oppenheimer has also served on the executive boards of Bais Abraham Congregation and Epstein Hebrew Academy.

Peng Lin

Peng Lin, GM11, was recently named principal at Fish & Richardson, P.C., a global intellectual property law firm in Dallas. Lin ­concentrates his practice on patent prosecution and ­counseling, opinion work, due diligence studies, and patent portfolio development and management.

Christian Clerc

Christian Clerc, GA11, GA11 (architecture and urban design), is chief of data and design innovation at McMahon Group, a St. Louis consulting firm serving private clubs in all aspects of their planning, clubhouse, golf and membership needs. Clerc, who joined McMahon Group in 2015, assists communities with strategic and facility planning, gathering input from all […]

William Beggs IV

William Beggs IV, LA11, was promoted to vendor manager at Jones Lang LaSalle for Bank of America in June. He manages outsourced cleaning and janitorial vendor performance and leads special initiatives that have cleaning and janitorial impact, such as return-to-office activities and sustainability for the client’s 47.8 million square feet of real estate.

Betty Bayer (Elizabeth Jane Gibson)

Betty Bayer (Elizabeth Jane Gibson), LA11, opened Betty’s Books in Webster Groves, Mo., in October. The bookstore offers comics, graphic novels, children’s literature,  Japanese manga and more in a family-friendly, welcoming environment.

Siena Baldi

Siena Baldi, FA11, was one of 100 artists whom Loew’s commissioned to paint murals in 100 cities across the United States in celebration of its centennial. Baldi, who was invited to paint two murals, featured the natural beauty of Kona, Hawaii, from its sunsets to its coral reef. Website: sienabaldi.com

Shannon Laine

Shannon Laine, GR11, is the founder and president of Emerge Brighter, a strategic planning firm serving nonprofit organizations. Previously, Laine was president and CEO of HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis for 13 years.

Catherine (Graham) Sibley

Catherine (Graham) Sibley, FA11, illustrated her first children’s book, Ruth’s River Dreams (Missouri Historical Society Press, 2020). The book introduces early readers to Ruth Ferris, a steward of St. Louis’ maritime heritage who became captivated by the Mississippi River as a child. Sibley lives in Wisconsin, where she works as an artist and illustrator.

Ari Kahn

Ari Kahn, EN11, is a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton Neuroscience Institute.
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