Nathan Sterner ’89 BA (PSc) promoted to president at advertising firm

alum-news-buttonNate_SternerNate Sterner is president of Apple Outdoor, a billboard media company based in York, Pa. Sterner started with Apple Outdoor advertising at its inception in 1999, serving as general manager, then vice president. In his new role, Sterner is excited to lead Apple Outdoor into a new era of growth, especially in digital LED billboard advertising.

David Clary ’96 BA (PSc) writes book on the legalization of gambling

alum-news-buttonDavid-Clary-photoDavid Clary wrote the book “Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America,” which was published by Rutgers University Press in October 2017. The book, his first, explores how and why states seized control of gambling from organized crime. In the book, Clary weaves together a colorful narrative that is full of roguish criminals like Bugsy Siegel and Benny Binion and modern-day gambling magnates like Sheldon Adelson. He is a news editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune. For more information about Clary’s book, visit its webpage at Rutgers University Press.

Jason Yaley ’05 BA (IR/PSc)/’06 MPA joins board of Syracuse University Alumni Association

alum-news-buttonYaley110PXJason Yaley was selected to serve on the board of directors for the University’s Alumni Association. Yaley is assistant vice president of Aerospace Industries Association. He created the project, Orange Around the World, which sends care packages to alumni serving in the armed services. In 2016 he won the Generation Orange Award from Syracuse. To read more about his achievement, click here.

Lawrence Levine ’73 BA (Econ) promoted to senior VP at Peapack-Gladstone

alum-news-buttonLawrence_LevineLawrence Levine was made senior vice president, director of client experience at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. This promotion recognizes Levine for his focus on enhancing the quality of client service and his record of developing “best in class” employee experiences. Previously Levine spent 25 years working for Citibank, J.P. Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank and Natwest Bank. For more information about his recent achievement click here.

Jim Tallon ’63 BA (PSc) retires from United Hospital Fund


Jim Tallon is stepping down as president of the TallonUnited Hospital Fund (UHF) at the end of 2017 after 24 years on the job. Tallon contributed a steady hand and wise counsel to the UHF, the New York State Assembly for 19 years and the New York State Regents for 15. Tallon recently contributed a commentary on the American Health Care act. To read his article, click here.

Former Orangeman Zack Chibane ’12 BA (PSc) graduates Harvard Law



Zack Chibane, former starting offensive lineman for the Syracuse Orange, graduated from May from Harvard Law School, cum laude. He was an executive editor for the Harvard Business Law Review and will being work at the law firm Skadden, Arps in New York. In April 2018, he will begin a one-year clerkship with Judge Robert Sweet in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. For more information click here.

Andrew Berlin ’83 BA (PSc) appointed to Illinois State Police Merit Board


Andrew Berlin has been named to the Illinois State Police Merit Board by Illinois governor Bruce Rauner. The goal of the Illinois State Police Merit Board is to remove political influence in the selection of new Illinois State Trooper candidates. The Board also ensures that the promotion and discipline of Illinois State police officers is based upon a fair and equitable merit process. Berlin’s appointment to the Merit Board comes at the heels of his long-standing commitment to law enforcement; in addition to raising funds to support the Illinois State Police Heritage Memorial, he has produced an Emmy Award winning documentary: Never Forgotten–a film which honors fallen officers. Berlin is chairman and chief executive officer of Berlin Packaging, a $2.3 billion global supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures.

More information about Andrew Berlin, his appointment to the Illinois State Police Merit Board, and Berlin Packaging can be found here.