Posted by admin | | Monday 10 January 2011 8:29 pm

A little bit of this and that from our 2000′s alums.

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Shaune Parker ’08 was married on August 15, 2009. (4/6/2010)

Jonathan Affalter ’07 will be graduating with a Masters in Higher Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in May. (3/10/2010)

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald ’03 recently finished chiropractic school and has joined Swickard Chiropractic Clinic near 151st and Antioch in Overland Park. He’s accepting appointments so go see him soon! (2/21/2010)

Dave McCain ’08 just wrapped up his first semester of law school at UMKC. Semester two of many begins soon! (1/10/2009)

Joe Jrolf ’04 has joined the Marine Corps and is currently a Lance Corporal with the 24th Marines out of Kansas City. Joe was activated in October and is set to deploy to Ramadi in April 2009. When he returns from the war, Joe plans to attend Officer Candidacy School and become a Marine officer.

Matt Hiss ’08 has opened his own financial planning practice and is in the process of establishing a branch in Atwood, Kansas. Matt has also recently purchased and completely remodeled the outside of his first home in Great Bend.

James Reyes ’04 has been working for Cerner Corporation in Kansas City for about five years now and is the team lead of the system engineer group. James also coaches football at nearby St. Pius X High School in KCMO.

Jarrod Steffens ’04 and his wife Sarah (Jensen, ZTA ’04) celebrated the birth of their first son, Luke, last fall. Jarrod is now a full-time physical education teacher at Grain Valley High School in Missouri and is also the head wrestling coach.

Tanner Purdum ’07 is now a graduate assistant for the Baker football team while he works towards finishing his Master’s Degree in the Spring of 2009.

Connor Treanor ’04 recently completed his first semester of graduate school at KU where he is earning his Master’s Degree in Architecture.

Brandon Huddleston ’02 recently opened his own vitalistic chiropractic practice just outside of Dallas. He even has a website: www.GrowthVitalityBoutique.com

Tyler Hibler ’05 graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in May 2008. After passing the Kansas Bar Exam in July 2008, Tyler is now a practicing attorney with the firm of Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown, and Enochs in Overland Park, KS. Tyler also plans to take the Missouri Bar Exam next February.

Bryan Brutto ’00 is now the Assistant Principal and Activities Director (A.D.) at Blue Valley Northwest High School in nearby Overland Park, Kansas. He and his wife Kaci (Regnier, Baker Alpha Chi) also have one daughter, Rori (3), to keep them busy.

Trent Murphy ’02 recently moved to Washington state where he is working as an engineer for a civil consulting firm.

Kevin Sullivan ’06 has accepted a position as a Cost Accountant with a general contractor, CSBI, in Wichita, Kansas, where he has been since December. It was a great opportunity to get into another field and make a career change. So far it has been working out for the best!

Manny Duran ’01 is currently living in Orange County, California where he is working for Integra as a Medical Device Rep. Good to hear from you, Manny!

Jon Robins ’04 has moved to Coffeeville, Kansas where he is working as an environmental specialist at the Coffeeville Resources Refinery.

Karl Wehmhoener ’05 is now at Iowa State University where he is working on his masters degree in journalism.

Kelly Cook ’06 has moved to Oklahoma and is working in West Texas as a Petroleum Landman.

Mark Gastelum ’07 has recently graduated from B.U. and is working around the Baldwin area as a substitute teacher. He is hoping to land a permanent position as a social studies teacher for Jr./Sr. High School.

Joe Zubeck ’01 and his wife Erin (Smithmier, Baker Alpha Chi ’01) celebrated the birth of their first child, Madison Elaine, in March of 2006. Joe is currently the Senior Sales Manager for imageQUEST in the Kansas City area. Congrats to you both!

Chris Gaylor ’07 has moved to Ohio since graduation where is working for the Cincinnati Insurance Company as a commercial underwriter.

Zach Good ’04 and his wife Dottie (Patterson, Baker Alpha Chi ’04) recently celebrated the birth of their first child, Silas David, born October 4, 2007. All three are doing well and Silas will likely be hunting and have a moustache before Christmas! Congratulations, Good family!

Brandon Huddleston ’02 is an associate Doctor of Chiropractic at Maximal Health, in Irving, TX. He is working towards opening his own practice in the next six months near downtown DFW. Good luck!

Kevin Fitzgerald ’04 has now been married for nearly two years to his wife Megan (Dailey, Baker Zeta ’04). He is also in chiropractic school and plans to finish in December of 2008.

Toddy Frye ’04 is working as a purchasing agent at a manufacturing firm and even finds time to hold seats on the local school board and city council in his town.

Trenton Murphy ’02 moved to the Pacific northwest earlier this year and now resides in beautiful Washington state.

Oliver Kurtz ’04 and his wife Becki (Ward, Baker Zeta ’04) had their first child, a girl named Addison Jo, on April 30, 2007. Congratulations!

Zach Good ’04 and his wife Dottie (Patterson, Alpha Chi ’04) are expecting their first child – he is due this October. As if that weren’t enough, Zach is also leaving his managerial job at Wal-Mart in order to take a position with Spears Manufacturing in Caney, KS. Congratulations and GOOD LUCK!

Jake Barron ’01 and his wife Lindsay had TRIPLETS in December – two boys (Hudson and Carter) and one girl (Ella). After getting married in 2004, the couple now make their home in Hurst, Texas. Congratulations, Jake! (P.S. Don’t let those kids become Sooner fans – it just leads to a life of disappointment).

Torrey Meade ’00 and his wife Valerie recently had a baby in December of last year, a baby boy named Tharron. Sounds like a future Delt!

Jarrod Steffens ’04 was married in June 2007 to his new bride Sarah (Jensen, Baker Zeta ’04). The newlyweds are living in Harrisonville, MO, where Jarrod is coaching football for the defending State Champion Wildcats!

Aaron Anderson ’03 was married on May 6, 2006, to fellow Baker Alum Laura Wells (Baker Zeta ’05) in Elmdale, KS. The happy couple currently live and work in Denver, CO.