Ryan Hamsher ’01, ’08 MBA

Hamsher familyRyan 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

Matthew StrayerMatt 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.

Victoria Branham ’14, MBA

VictorBranhamsia Branham ’14 is the Manager of Planning and Distribution at the Willard Pepperidge Farm facility. In this role, she is in charge of all of the warehousing at the largest warehousing system in Pepperidge Farm. Victoria’s husband, Ricky, also earned his MBA from Malone.

Joel Brady ’12

Joel BradyJoel Brady ’12 was valedictorian at his graduation with a Master of Divinity degree from Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in May. He works for InVision Human Services in the Pittsburgh area.

Jerome Robinson ’11, ’14 MBA

Jerome RobinsonJerome Robinson ’11, ’14 is Data Processing/Project Manager at Sare Plastics Custom Injection Molding Manufacturer in Alliance. Jerome is a double graduate having earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Malone.

Gary Mast ’71

Gary MastGary 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.

Crystal LaRue ’97

Crystal LaRue editCrystal LaRue ’97 graduated with a master’s degree in Communications from Walden University earning a 3.82 GPA overall.  Crystal earned a bachelor of arts in Communication Arts at Malone.

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.”

Jessie (Shilling) Wingart ’02

Jessie (Shilling) WingerJessie (Shilling) Wingart ‘02 earned a Masters in Public Health in Health Policy and Management with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Change from Kent State University in August, 2015, earning a 4.0 overall GPA. She received a bachelor of arts degree in Community Health from Malone.

Tyler Wentz ’15

Tyler WentzTyler Wentz ’15 is the Analytics Coordinator for Corporate Partnerships for the Florida Panthers Hockey Club of the NHL. He is responsible for  keeping track of contracts, proposals, and accounts. Tyler, a former Pioneer quarterback, double majored in business administration and sports management at Malone.  He wrote, “…by integrating my studies in sports management and business administration I was able to more fully grasp how the business side works as it relates to sports.”

While in college, Tyler worked on the Orange Bowl Committee in events and logistics services. He also participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, volunteered at his local church and worked with children and at The Potters House in Guatemala City during the summers.