Alumni News

Alumni News and Achievements: October 2017

October 31, 2017

The October roundup of alumni news and achievements includes Anshooman Aga (’97) who was recently appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Cubic Corporation, Ike Sherlock (’91) who was recently elected as the Florida director of the Southeastern Warehouse Association, and Maj. Gary Ward (’02) who retired after 30-plus years in the U.S. Army.

Henry Gaudreau (’86) has launched his campaign for the 32nd District State Senate seat in Michigan. A retired U.S. Air Force colonel, Gaudreau completed the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College and the Air Force Air War College. He retired as the director of the 448th Propulsion Sustainment Group where he was responsible for a budget of $1.6 billion to furnish all aspects of sustainment, overhaul, engineering and safety of 81 percent of the Air Force’s military engines. Following retirement from the Air Force, he was employed as vice president of an international construction firm.

Mike Musick (’89) has been named assurance managing partner for the southeast regions of BDO USA, one of the world’s leading global networks of independent public accounting firms. He previously served as assurance managing partner in BDO USA’s Nashville office, a position he has held since 2007. He has more than 25 years of public accounting experience, serving both publicly and privately held clients in various industries, including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing and distribution and communications and entertainment.

Ike Sherlock (’91), executive vice president of The Grimes Companies, was recently elected as Florida Director of the Southeastern Warehouse Association. Founded in 1919, the association is an organization of professional logistics warehouse companies and associate members who provide products and services to the warehouse industry.

Kertz Hare (’95) was recently inducted into the Foley High School Athletics Hall of Fame. Following his football career at Foley, Hare lettered at TROY as a free safety. He also was deployed as a member of the Air Force Reserves during Operation Desert Shield. He has more than 25 years with the federal government, currently serving as the director of logistics for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Southeast Region.

Anshooman Aga (’97) was recently appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Cubic Corporation. Prior to joining the company, Aga was senior vice president and chief financial officer of AECOM’s multi-billion dollar Design and Consulting Services business in the Americas. He also has held a series of financial leadership positions at Siemens, including chief financial officer of the energy Automation business based in Nuremburg, Germany. Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services that provide situational awareness for its customers in the transportation and defense industries.

Kelly Priegnitz (’97) has been selected to serve as chief compliance office for Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services. Priegnitz will direct strategy for and drive a culture of compliance that assures adherence to all healthcare regulatory, legislative, accreditation and licensure mandates. She joins Healogics from Kindred Healthcare, a healthcare services company that operates hospitals, nursing centers and contract rehabilitation services, where she was senior vice president and chief compliance officer. Priegnitz has nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare compliance.

Maj. Gary Ward, (’02) retired from the U.S. Army in March 2017, after 30-plus years of active service. He served as Aide-de-Camp to the Commandant at the United States Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School (USACBRNS) for two Generals. Ward served as company commander in Bravo 2/39th Infantry Battalion, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He also served as commander of the Waco Recruiting Company, Dallas Recruiting Battalion. Major Ward is a member of the Prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his service.

Weddings and Engagements
Troy University congratulates the following alumna who has become engaged:
Audrey Hannah Goolsby (’15) to Logan Keith Gaster

In Remembrance – Friends
Troy University mourns the loss of former adjunct faculty member and TROY supporter Dan Atkinson.