Kuzio ’85 named Cargas board chair

Civil engineering alum Keith Kuzio ’85, retired CEO of Larson Design Group (LDG), has been elected board chair for Cargas, an employee-owned software and consulting company, according to a press release

He has been on the board since 2016 and succeeds company founder Chip Cargas in this role. Kuzio was CEO of LDG for fifteen years and before that had worked as a project engineer for the company.  

Freshpet names Moreno ’08G VP of manufacturing

Mechanical engineering alum Ricardo Moreno ’08G was named vice president of manufacturing for Freshpet, a natural pet food producer, in December, according to a press release. He will oversee all of the company’s manufacturing operations including plants in Bethlehem, Penn., and Ennis, Texas.

Kortright ’89 named chief HR officer of Navy Federal

Industrial engineering alum Holly Kortright ’89 has been named chief human resources officer of Navy Federal Credit Union, according to a press release

Navy Federal is the world’s largest credit union and is open to the Department of Defense and Coast Guard Active Duty, veterans, civilian and contractor personnel, and their families. 

Pivoting through the crowd: Q&A with TE alum Nick Yarnall

Ski and snowboard enthusiast Nicholas Yarnall ’20 M.Eng. started a business around a problem he was passionate about—optimizing ski lift traffic. But when COVID-19 caused the industry to pull back, this recent graduate of Lehigh’s Technical Entrepreneurship master’sprogram took his crowd-management technology in a new direction, helping businesses reopen safely and operate efficiently during the pandemic. 

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Gomez ’91G ’93PhD on health security during COVID era

As CEO of pharmaceutical company SIGA Technologies, chemical engineering alum Phillip Gomez ’91G ’93 PhD is at the forefront of health security, an industry concerned with preventing major outbreaks of diseases like COVID or SARS.