Tim Jolly and his wife, Patty, celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in Rome, Italy where they renewed their wedding vows. Tim is the president of Tim Jolly Insurance in Fairlawn. He is an independent insurance agent for home, auto, business, life and health insurance. The couple lives in Akron.
The Davey Tree Expert Co. has promoted Scott Hyland to director of marketing. In 2003, Hyland joined Davey and has since worked in numerous corporate communications and marketing capacities. Hyland has been responsible for direct response strategy, internet marketing and digital programs, including company websites, email marketing, mobile and paid organic search initiatives.
Hyland is a member of Davey’s President’s Council, the American Marketing Association and is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist. Prior to joining Davey, he worked in sports marketing and professional athlete representation for multiple firms. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in social science at Malone University.
Since graduation in 1975, these Malone alumnae have kept in touch and gathered regularly to reminisce and catch up. Sara (Fleming) Bender, Lori (Linerode) Dickerhoof, Cindy (Allen) Groetz, Brenda (Frederick) Hostetler, Gloria (Schneider) Jasperse, Carol (Reinhold) Smith, and Sandy (Kuhn) Vaughn met for a Thanksgiving brunch and spent a spring weekend in Columbiana, Ohio, during the past year.
Corrine (Marmon) Buchanan ’71 retired from teaching after 43 years. She writes, ” Thanks Malone for my Education degree. I enjoyed every year of my teaching career.” Corrine lives in Paola, Kansas and plans to do volunteer work.
Lydia Carmany is the Development and Marketing Coordinator at Communities In Schools of Los Angeles, which provides at-risk public school students with adult mentors, and connects them to community organizations that help them to stay in school and achieve in life. With prior nonprofit development experience in Ohio, New Jersey, and Santa Monica, she also has a background as a creative writing teacher and theater production assistant. Lydia graduated with a B.A. in liberal arts from Malone. She hopes to further her reach in educational nonprofit and to connect good people with worthy causes in Los Angeles and beyond. Lydia is married to Aaron Ensweiler, a film executive, and has a little dog named Harvey.
Cordell Coblentz is the Associate Operations Coordinator for The Reckoning International and Forest of Hope. These nonprofit ministries are working to overcome poverty with opportunity. Through micro-loans, business training, and development initiatives, they have pioneered successful economic development projects in impoverished areas of Central America, Ukraine, Uganda, Burundi, and Kenya.
Jerome West earned an associates degree in human social services from Stark State in 2006. He earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management at Malone and decided to keep going. He earned dual master’s degrees in religious education and counseling at Liberty University online, and is taking doctoral classes at Capella University.
Jerome feels called to help youth and has a passion to give back. His jobs have included mental health case manager, teacher, youth pastor, adjunct professor and wrestling coach. His career goal is to be president of a community college.
Ryan Blodgett ’05 is an Outbound Sales Specialist for Wells Fargo in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Previously, Ryan was an experiential marketing professional with Mosaic Sales Solutions where he consistently achieved campaign bonuses by exceeding quotas on both short and long-term activations. At Malone, Ryan was president of the student body for the 2004-2005 academic year.
Alex Pavlic, a 2013 graduate of the Malone University music production program, has been named a national finalist in the international Great American Song Contest. Alex ranked 17th out of 1,600 entrants from around the globe. His original work “Balloon Ride,” is a composition for chamber orchestra that he composed his senior year at Malone. After graduation, he continued the work and completed it in the summer of 2013. The contest is judged by music industry professionals from all aspects of the music business of which includes, but is not limited to, the film industry, acting industry and more.
“The work is a whimsical melodic feast that creates a lasting and memorable picture of a balloon going on a magical journey across the world,” says Pavlic. “It embarks in the beginning and soon encounters an enjoyable ride but is soon faced with wild weather conditions of which include a tornado, thunderstorm, and snow storm. Later, the balloon reaches the home stretch and the anticipation increases as it strives for its home destination and eventually, it reaches home.”
Pavlic lives in Mesopotamia, Ohio. He hopes to enter the film and game scoring industries and dedicate a career to musical artistry and creation. His Balloon Ride work can be heard at www.newbachmusic.com.