Class Notes

Find out about your classmates in this edition of Class Notes from the Summer 2015 issue of CSU Magazine.


Robert Szaniszlo, BBA ’60, is a 19-year volunteer with the Cleveland Sight Center Blind Golf program. He is retired and lives in Cleveland Heights.

Michael B. Beerman, BBA ’67, retired as a staff nurse at University Hospitals’ Case Medical Center and now lives in Albuquerque, N.M.


Annette Butler, JD ’70, is the assistant director of law for the city of Cleveland, as well as an attorney with the Butler Law Firm.

James Lowe, JD ’72 (pictured), achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is an attorney with Lowe, Eklund, Wakefield Co., LPA.

Clifton Newman, BA ’73 and JD ’76, is an at-large circuit court judge in South Carolina.

Charles Hart, BS ’76 (pictured), is an associate professor of environmental health sciences at Kent State University.

Lauma Lagzdins Zusevics, BA ’76, was installed as the first woman archbishop of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad, which has congregations in 15 countries and is headquartered in Milwaukee.

Peter Peca Jr., JD ’77, is a senior district judge for the state of Texas and lives in El Paso.

David Kyle, BS ’78, has been the official photographer for the Cleveland Cavaliers since 1991. He also has completed more than 700 photo assignments for Sports Illustrated. The former Viking basketball player is a member of the CSU Athletic Hall of Fame and lives in Strongsville.

Tim McNeill, BBA ’78, was recognized with Crain’s Cleveland Business’ CFO of the Year Award. He is the chief financial officer at Bettcher Industries, Inc.

Gene Mack, BSIE ’79, is a senior buyer and contract specialist for HDI Landing Gear USA. He lives in Willoughby.

Carolyn Sloan Smith, MMusic ’79, is retired but continues to provide private voice and piano lessons to more than 25 students. She lives in Cleveland Heights.


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