Highlighting Our Alumni

James M. Turner, O.S.F.S. '66
Pastor at Our Lady of The Highways

Philip O'Neill '67
I am Senior Reference and Instruction Librarian at Barry University in Miami Shores, FL. I have a B.A. in History from the University of Delaware and a M.S. in Library Service from Columbia University.

Peter O'Neill '69
Retired from Avago Technologies in Jan. 2015 as an integrated circuit test and reliability engineer. Now volunteering as chairman of both the Fort Collins Energy Board (advising City Council on energy policy) and the High Plains Section of the IEEE (electrical engineering professional society).

F. Gregory Gause '72 
I am a professor of international affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University and the head of the School's International Affairs Department. My own academic work is focused on the contemporary politics of the Middle East.

Fred Lutz '73 
Currently reside in Hockessin, DE with wife Lisa, son Spencer and daughter Kylie. Director of Sales for Constantia Flexibles, provider of packaging materials for pharmaceutical products. Current President of the Philadelphia Drug Exchange, the oldest trade organization in the United States. 

Rob Skomorucha '75 
Rob serves as Director for Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations, for Philadelphia University. He was the Project Leader to establish the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University and is the rotating host of two long-running, Sunday evening, University of Delaware, radio shows on WVUD 91.3 FM -- Scratchy Grooves and In A Mist. 

Steven French '76 
Proud father of three kids, the oldest a Freshman at Rice University, where I went to college and graduate school. After working for many years at IBM, design networking and storage software and maintaining part of the Linux kernel, I know work for an interesting computer storage startup, PrimaryData. I live in Austin with my wife (an Ursuline alum) and family and am active in our parish and local Catholic schools. 

Harold Hill '76
Graduated from Salesianum in 1980, then received a bachelors degree from Howard University, then both an MBA and an MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland. Been in the technology field for over 20 years; presently a full-time professor in computer information systems at Strayer University in Memphis, TN. Married with three sons.

Francis Lutz '76
In June 2016, Fran assumed the role of Interim CEO for Opportunity Finance Network (www.ofn.org) the national nonprofit network of mission-centered financial institutions, working to align capital with justice and bring opportunity to low-income people groups and disinvested communities. He is also feeling quite olf, as he and his wife Margie sent their oldest child Daniel off to Pitt this year to major in Chemical Engineering. Their daughter Emma is a junior at Wilmington Christian School.

William Marsilii '76
Screenwriter, currently writing COLD, an original screenplay for Reese Witherspoon and Lionsgate Entertainment.

John McLaughlin '77 
Teaching high school in Souderton, PA. Running a hostel. Married with two high school aged girls. Often seen with a beer.

David O'Flynn ‘77 
Married to Gail and live in Gainesville, VA. Three children: David P. (29, Petty Officer US Coast Guard, wife Annalice); James (21, Jr. at Louisiana State University); and Erin (20, Sophomore at Fordham University). 

Edward Cunicelli ‘79 
Graduated Salesianum in 1983 and received a B.S. from DeSales University in 1987; Married to Terry Lobel for 18 years and father to Lily age 16 and Paolo age 11. I have been a self employed freelance commercial photographer since 1992.

Jeff Flynn '82
Jeff was named Director of Economic Development for the City of Wilmington by Mayor Dennis P. Williams in November of 2014. Among other duries, the city's economic development director is tasked with mapping out the plan that will bring jobs and growth to the city.

Ken Whitwell '82 
CMDR/Dr. Ken Whitwell has been serving on the USS Carl Vincent in the persian gulf for the last 9 months. This is our lead aircraft carrier at the current time in the fight against ISIS and flies numerous sorties per day into Syria and Iraq. Ken is running a special program for the navy in support of our navy pilots.

Michael Albero '84 
Mike lives in Garnet Valley with his wife Jennifer and two sons. He is the managing partner of the accounting firm he founded with his father, Albero, Kupferman & Associates and coaches basketball and baseball in his spare time. 

Robert Olympia '84
Robert currently practices as a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He and his wife Jodi have two daughters, Abigail and Madelyn.

Michael Maslanka ‘85
Currently, Head of the Department of Nutrition Science for the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and National Zoological Park.

Ciro Poppiti '85
Ciro is running for Lieutenant Governor in Delaware's 2016 election.

Michael Medico '86
I'm an actor and director living in Los Angeles.

Damian Andrisani '87
I am an Orthopaedic surgeon at Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists, specializing in Knees, Shoulders and Sports Medicine.

Brian Johns '88
Brian began working at Saint Edmond’s Academy in 2006.  He is currently the Information Technology Administrator and the moderator of the popular T.V. Studio enrichment class.  Brian is also the Head Track Coach and the Assistant Cross Country Coach.  Brian and his wife, Jen, have a daughter, Harper, and a son, Declan (future SEA class of 2028).

Kevin Bradley '89
Kevin re-opened the Chadds Ford Tavern on September 24, 2014 after 14 years in the wholesale wine industry.

Stephen Rattigan '90
Stephen married Sara John on August 9, 2014 at St. Eleanor's Catholic Church in Collegeville, PA. Stephen is employed by PNC in retail banking. He and Sara welcomed their first child, Lena, into their family on July 23, 2016.

Nicholas Cope ‘93 
Graduate school and good music drew Nich to New Orleans in 2008. After earning his MBA, Nich worked as a project manager assisting with 336 long-term recovery projects related to the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita recovery effort. He is currently the CFO of tasc Performance, New Orleans' fastest growing athletic apparel company. 

Hugh Leahy '93 
On November 14th, 2014 I was inducted into the Susquehanna University Hall of Fame for golf. I was the individual winner of two MAC conference championships, while finishing runner-up one year. Our team was quite successful winning conference championships all four years I was there along with three NCAA championship tournament appearances. My parents, sister and her family was able to attend the induction ceremony. It was a great and memorable weekend. 

William Mannella '93
William is living in Reno, NV and works for Ernest Packaging in sales.

Josh Alcorn '95
Josh is running the political operation for Beau Biden.  Josh also worked as a regional field director for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in 2008 and as finance director to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada.

Christopher Sheehy '95
Chris currently resides in Springfield, PA. In 2013, he and his lovely wife, Lauren, welcomed their first child, Gabriella. He works for LabWare in Wilmington, DE.

Peter Winnington '95
Peter is a Real Estate Agent in Delaware with Coldwell Banker Preferred

Neil Casey ’96
Neil was highlighted in the Sunday Life section of the April 26, 2015 edition of the Wilmington News Journal.  As quoted in the article, “Neil lives in Los Angeles and is building up quite the comedy resume following his 2012 hiring as a writer on Saturday Night Live, where he worked closely with A-List guest hosts.”  Neil was also a writer for Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer.”  Neil now has his biggest on camera role as Kent Woolworth, in the new Yahoo comedy series “Other Space.”

Tony D'Amato '96
I am a professional musician who plays bass in the touring band "The Heavy Pets". We have played in all parts on the country and our music is played on the Jam On station on Sirius Radio. I enjoyed my years at SEA especially my participation on the athletic teams. I also enjoyed coming back to coach one of the basketball teams with my dad. 

Joseph Hurley '96
Graduated from AI in 2000. Graduated from Drexel in 2005. Currently a full time business man with a real estate license at PANTANO Real Estate, INC.

Sean Scanlon '96
Environmental Analyst at BrightFields, Inc. (Wilmington).

Michael Reichert '98
Michael who taught at SEA from 2007-2016, and his wife, Nina, are celebrating the birth of their son, Camrin Michael.  He joined the world at 12:20am on Saturday, October 1st.  Click here to see the little guy!

William Larson '00
Bill joined the Administration of Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki in January 2017 as an Assistant City Solicitor. In November, he was promoted to Senior City Solicitor, a leadership position in the City Solicitor's Office. He represents the City of Wilmington in litigation and advises the Mayor and other Administration Officials on strategic initiatives.

James Durstein '01
Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida.

Domenic Maiorano '01
In 2014 Domenic join Salesianum School as Director of Alumni Affairs. Previously Domenic was a police officer for the city of Newport, DE. Domenic earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Delaware and is expected to receive his master’s degree in management from Wilmington University in the Winter of 2015. He and his wife Lindsay have one son, Vincent. 

Tony Saienni ‘01
After graduating St. Edmonds, I went on to Salesianum followed by graduating Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business from Mount St. Mary's University. I had many years of success in the automotive sales and service industry and now work as a real estate agent at PANTANO Real Estate. I live with my wife Jenn, and son Domenic in Hockessin.

Michael Durstein '05
Michael is a Financial advisor with Diamond State Financial Group in Newark, DE.

Ryan Steiner ‘05 
Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Delaware in Biological Sciences with a Concentration in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is currently at Temple University School of Pharmacy and will graduate in the Spring of 2016. 

Thomas Mengers '06 
Graduated from Saint Vincent College in May of 2014 with a Degree in Theology and Criminal Justice, currently employed as a Religious Studies teacher at Archmere Academy. 

Matthias Arauco-Shapiro '08
He is a junior architecture student at Catholic University and has just started his semester in Rome and having a great time. 

Timothy Edison '09
Currently at The University of Maine in my senior year as Captain of the Mens Swim Team, majoring in Kinesiology.

Daniel Bondi '12
Earlier this semester, Archmere Junior Daniel Bondi was awarded the 1st prize in the University of Delaware College of Engineering “House That Engineering Built” programming contest, for entries in the grade 11-12 category. Contestants were challenged to create a computer game illustrating the utility of hydrogels and surfactants in daily life. Game entries were judged by a panel of University of Delaware Engineering faculty and staff against criteria of appeal, educational content, aesthetics and creativity. Dan’s winning entry “The Life of Hydrogels” demonstrates the use of polymer hydrogels in the sustained release delivery of drugs to target cancer cells. The University of Delaware K-12 Engineering Outreach program sponsored the contest, with financial support from The Dow Chemical Company, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week.

George Frankel '12
George graduated from the US Senate Page Program on June 5, 2015.  George was appointed in January 2015 by Senator Christopher Coons (D-DE).  US Senate Pages attend the US Senate Page School, which is fully accredited by the Middle States Association, while serving in the Senate. George will return to Archmere in September for his senior year.

Sean Murray '13
I finished my Archmere soccer career this past fall as a four year varsity stater, senior captain, Archmere soccer Top Ten All-time scorer, four year All Conference player, 2016 Diamond State Conference player of the year, two time 1st Team All State, and 2016 Delaware Soccer Top 11 . I will continue my soccer career at Franklin & Marshall. Go Lancers!!


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