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Adam Saxton ’04

Adam Saxton ’04

Adam Saxton ’04 and wife Sarah announce the birth of twin boys, Patrick Kelly and Harrison Warren, December 9, 2013. They are Adam and Sarah’s first children, and the family resides in Dallas.

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Katrin Dubreuil ’01

Katrin Holt Dubreuil has established her own company, Katrin Dubreuil Brand Writing, based in Paris, France, where she has lived since shortly after graduating from SMU’s Meadows School of Arts with degrees in art history and advertising. “My writing services are all in English, since my clients are either international

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Whitney Aronoff ’03

Whitney Aronoff is human resources manager at Barbaricum in Washington, D.C., supporting recruitment, on-boarding, compliance, performance management and internal/external communications. Whitney graduated from SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. Barbaricum is an innovative government contracting communications firm specializing in solving complex organizational challenges and advancing national security interests across the

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Keith Karnes ’77

Keith Karnes has been named president of BTerrell Group and CodePartners. BTerrell Group, LLP is a Dallas-based consulting firm focused on implementing and optimizing ERP, CRM and HRMS systems for mid-sized companies. Karnes joined BTerrell Group in April 2013 to lead the company’s efforts in launching the company’s Intacct practice, after providing similar

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Dan Koenig ’97

Dan Koenig, a community leader and attorney in Greensboro, NC, has joined the Mediation.com network to bring his dispute resolution skills to a broader range of clients, including individuals and business owners who prefer to have their legal disputes resolved in a private, efficient and cost-effective manner. He is a NCDRC Certified Superior

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Anna Blair ’90

Anna Blair heads the Rockwall-Heath High School Dance Department and serves as the JV drill director. Blair, who earned a bachelor’s degree in dance performance from SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, has been with RHHS since 2007 and recently choreographed the school’s production of the popular musical Grease.

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Steve Fontaine ’02, ’05

Steve Fontaine has joined ZenCash as vice president of services from Zale Corporation, where he was senior director of customer service and store support. Previously, he served in various roles with Jewelers National Bank, the financial service division of Zale, including manager of vendor performance, operations manager, collection manager and authorizations supervisor.

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Brigitte Hocking ’97

Brigitte Hocking has joined Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP (BAL) as a partner in the firm’s Dallas office after leading an immigration law group at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP for over a decade. The law firm now has approximately 400 employees worldwide and is one of the fastest growing

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Steve Jenkins ’73

Steve Jenkins has joined Jackson Walker, LLP, as a partner in the Real Estate practice group. Jenkins has more than 40 years of experience in the full spectrum of real estate transactions, enhancing Jackson Walker’s ability to serve the growing needs of its commercial real estate clients in the Dallas market, as

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Chris Rogers ’02

Chris Rogers has been promoted to partner by Haynes and Boone, LLP. Rogers is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Dallas. His practice focuses on controversies involving actual or threatened government criminal enforcement and related civil litigation. He has represented corporations and individuals who were targets, subjects,

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