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Thomas Meyers ’85

Thomas has joined Greenleaf Trust as a trust relationship officer, responsible for day-to-day trust administration and fiduciary compliance. His broad knowledge of trusts and legacy planning adds a valuable strategic perspective to the holistic wealth management plans at Greenleaf. Thomas practiced law for more than 20 years and has more than 20 years of experience in trust administration and fiduciary risk management. He is also a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor.

Daniel Herrick ’14

Daniel is an account executive in the Detroit office of Truscott Rossman, a strategic communications firm serving clients throughout Michigan. Dan was an intern at Truscott Rossman and quickly gained a reputation for his outstanding writing skills. He earned his B.A. degree in economics at K and participated in the New York Arts Program through K’s membership in the Great Lakes Colleges Association.

Jodi (Pung) Schafer ’02

Jodi received a “10 Over The Next Ten” award from the Lansing (Mich.) Regional Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes top young professionals in Greater Lansing who are expected to contribute significantly to their community over the next 10 years. Qualifying applicants are judged based on their professional achievements, community involvement and personal successes. Jodi is the owner and general partner of Human Resource Management Services, LLC. She is a certified senior professional in human resources. At K she majored in psychology and was a standout Hornet volleyball player. She has more than a decade of human resource management experience, working in both for-profit and nonprofit sectors with small and mid-sized employers. Her areas of expertise include employee relations, training, recruitment and retention. She writes a regular HR column for various state-wide publications, conducts training seminars through the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and serves on various committees related to HR policy and leadership development.

Nancy (Nolan) Moody ’78

Nancy is now vice president of public affairs for DTE Energy Co. She had been director of federal government relations in DTE’s Washington, D.C., office after spending 24 years in Lansing. She has worked for DTE since 1988 and also serves on the board of directors of Michigan Colleges Alliance and Community in Schools. At K Nancy earned her B.A. in French. She studied abroad in Caen, France.

Timothy Brenner ’79

Tim is executive vice president and president of wealth management at NBT Bancorp Inc. (Norwich, N.Y.) He oversees all non-bank business, including wealth management and financial services, NBT’s 401(K) plan record-keeping firm (EPIC Advisors, Inc.) and NBT-Mang Insurance agency. Tim has more than 25 years of financial services experience. He majored in psychology at K and studied abroad in Caen, France. He earned a master’s degree in education from John Carroll University.

Ryan C. Plecha ’04

Ryan joined the law firm of Kostopoulos Rodriguez, PLLC (KORO) as senior counsel in the firm’s litigation practice group. His practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation. KORO is a full-service, sophisticated law firm serving businesses and business owners in specialized areas of the law. At K Ryan majored in psychology. He earned his J.D. from the Thomas Cooley Law School.