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Ian McCann ’00

Ian McCann is now customer communications supervisor for UPS. He oversees urgent communications for the global logistics leader, working at the corporate headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

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Lee Batson Armstrong ’05

Lee Batson Armstrong was married to Micah Armstrong on June 21, 2014 in Miami, FL. Lee, who earned an M.B.A. from SMU’s Cox School of Business, was recently promoted to senior manager of alumni relations for Deloitte’s West Region.

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Constance  Y. White ’97

Constance Y. White ’97

Constance Y. White has been named vice president/public art by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) of Charlotte, N.C. White joins ASC from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, where she served as the art program manager. She begins her new role at ASC September 2. The Dallas native

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Jean Grumbles Irving ’06 and Daniel Irving ’05

Jean Grumbles Irving ’06 and Daniel Irving ’05 welcomed son Thomas “Henry” Irving into the world July 16. In addition to Henry, the Irving family includes two other future Mustangs, Emma and Claire.

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Charla Aldous ’85

Charla Aldous ’85

Charla Aldous recently shared her courtroom knowledge with students attending the National Trial College of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at Harvard Law School. The Dallas litigator, the founder of Aldous Law Firm, was among this year’s legal practitioners teaching a small group of young lawyers the art

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Kal Grant ’88

Kal Grant ’88

Kal Grant has been named managing director on the client advisory team at Tolleson Private Wealth Management, an affiliate of Tolleson Wealth Management.

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Matt Jacob ’98

Matt Jacob and his wife, Alison Jacob, welcomed their third child – a girl named Margaret Beth – on June 1, 2014. Margaret, who now shares her father’s birthday, joins brother Carter , 7,  and sister Molly, 4.

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Dodee Frost Crockett ’03

Dodee Frost Crockett ’03

Dodee Frost Crockett, managing director–wealth management at Merrill Lynch, was recently listed among “America’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors 2014,” ranked by Barron’s. Dodee focuses on building one-on-one relationships founded on trust and developing an understanding of her client’s needs and financial goals.

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Lauren Adams Ogden ’98

Lauren Adams Ogden (formerly Lauren Elizabeth Adams) has made it successfully through her May 20, 2014, judicial primary election and is now nominated to the November 4, 2014, ballot for the general election, seeking the position of Jefferson Circuit Court Judge, Family Division One (1), in Louisville, KY. She holds

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Lindsey Beran ’06

Lindsey Beran and her husband, David R. Beran, welcomed their son, Winston Watkins, on June 22, 2014. Win joins his sisters, Blythe, 4, and Blair, 2. Lindsey graduated from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in 2006. The family resides in Dallas, Texas.

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