Ryan Hamsher ’01, ’08 was promoted to General Manager of Label Operations for GBS in Malvern. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in computer science in 2001 and an MBA in 2008 from Malone. Ryan is married to Danielle (Edwards) ’00 and they have two children, Allisynn and Braedan.
Matt Strayer ’08 graduated magna cum laude in the top 5% of his class and as a member of the order of the Coif from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in the spring of 2014. He is an associate at Porter Wright Morris and Arthur LLP in Columbus. His wife, Kaitlin (Cook) ’08, is an assistant nurse manager on the Progressive Care Unit at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The Strayers have one daughter, Olivia.
Gary Mast ’71 was inducted into the 50th Class of the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame on August 7, 2015. A sixth-generation farmer, Gary and his brother farm more than 1,200 acres in Holmes County. Gary has been an ardent advocate for agriculture at the local, state and national levels. He has served on the leadership team for the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and as a board member of the Holmes County Soil and Water Conservation District and Holmes County Farm Bureau. On a national level, Mast served as deputy undersecretary for natural resources and environment, one of the top positions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Gary earned his bachelor of arts degree in Biology at Malone and was named the 2008 Alumnus of the Year. His numerous achievements include Ohio Supervisor Hall of Fame inductee by the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Environmental Protection Agency District 5 Distinguished Service Award, and International Honor Award for Conversation Activities by the Soil and Water Conservation Society.
She wrote, “I am now looking to move ahead into the world of public relations or a similar field. I am currently a Scheduling Coordinator for an IT company in the Poconos of Pennsylvania. I still have dreams that I am in school at Malone. I miss it there. That was a great time in my life.”