Glen Rock, NJ High School
Career Page
Career/Professional Resource Center
(Created and updated by Peter Ross)

Career Page

Please e-mail us at to have your web site and/or career(s) listed here.  The more comprehensive this listing can be, the more valuable it can be for all of us. 

This page of the web site can be useful both as an advertisement for our businesses and also as a resource for information that our classmates might be able to provide for us.  Also, students at GRHS may benefit by utilizing advice from GRHS Alumni.
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Leslie Adams (1986): Senior Tax Accountant, General Parts International, Inc., Raleigh, NC

CPA in private industry

Accountant, Long Island, NY

Bookkeeper, NYC


Accountant, NJ State Police

Kahn, Hoffman & Hochman, LLP, New City, NY


Building Manager and Head of Accounting, Long Island City, NY

Beth (Warren) Harris (1975): Accounting Dept. of a major Houston, TX Law Firm

Advertising - Graphic Design


R. Scott Nelson (1975): Owner of a wholesale plant nursery in Howell, NJ

Horticultural Therapist, Fountain House, Inc., NYC




Donna (Friedman) Marks (1975): Landscape Architect, Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forest

Architectural Drafting




Commercial Printing

Graphic Designer, Owner, MBL Studios, Alexandria, Virginia

Owner, Glass Etching Business, (near) Harriman, NY


Owner, By Design Graphics, LLC, Fair Lawn, NJ

Steven Lutz (1974): Painter, exhibiting at The Artist's Alliance, Red Bank, NJ

: Graphic Designer

Artist / Decorative Painter 

Creative Services Manager, State of New Hampshire Bureau of Graphic Services

Landscape Designer & Painter, Millwood, NY

Printer, Freeport, NY

Graphic Designer

Art Director, Graphic Designer, Owner, J.W. Design, Cincinnati, OH 


Automotive Technician, Desert Buick GMC, Las Vegas, NV


Tire Discount Center, Midland Park, NJ

Owner, Allendale Motors, Allendale, NJ 

Commercial Truck Sales, Hawthorne Chevrolet, NJ

Daniel Page (1977): Expert Automotive Investigator, Accidents, Lemon Law suits, Repair Fraud, Dealer Fraud, etc.


Owner, Wright's Service, (Deisel/Fleet Repair)

Flight Attendant, American Airlines

Commercial Pilot, Flight and Ground Instructor 

: Building Operator, Newark, NJ

Administrative Assistant

Executive Board, S.M.W.L.U. #38

Customer Service Supervisor, Ferolie Group, Montvale, NJ

Owner, Dohman Inventory

Director, Merchant Plants, BOC Gases, The Linde Group, Murray Hill, NJ (Industrial Gases)

Freight Forwarder, Secaucus, NJ

Office Manager, Construction Company, Fairfield, NJ

Office Manager, Local Chiropractic Office


Director of Field Services, Elliott Co., Pittsburgh, PA

Business Analyst, GAF Materials Corp., Wayne, NJ

Document Mgt., Global Services Center, Woodcliff Lake, NJ


Administrative Assistant


Time Management

Collections UACC

Owner, Gold Recovery Equipment Company, Gold Screw, Inc., California

Chuck Stewart (1975): Plant Manager, Malt Products Corp., Maywood, NJ


VP Operations, Financial Services, Inc., Glen Rock, NJ

Security Technologies Project Manager, Ingersoll Rand



: Family Daycare - Patti's Playhouse

Child Care

Tug Boat Captain & Marine Construction

Painting & Carpentry Contractor

Municipal Water and Wastewater General Contractor, Castle Rock, CO

Tom Gerhold (1975): Survey Superintendent of a Heavy Construction Company, Montgomery County, MD

Land Planner

Construction Supervisor

Michael Joseph Lota (1986): Pipefitter, Local 1456, Ridgefield Park, NJ


Carpenter, Glen Rock


Gourmet Foods

Laura Africano (1966): Paterson, NJ Board of Education

Teacher, Apshawa Elementary School, West Milford, NJ

Retired Teacher

Teacher, Glen Rock

(former) Teacher, Coleman School, GR

History, Computer Science Teacher (and Web Master), Zurich International School, Zurich, Switzerland

: Art Teacher, Ceramist


Business Teacher, Stratford HS, Stratford, CT

Kindergarten Teacher

Teacher, Librarian

Teacher, Garfield, NJ


History Teacher, St. Philips Academy Middle School, Newark, NJ

Preschool Teacher, GR Community School

Preschool Teacher, Chatham United Methodist Nursery School, NJ

Ann Feinstein (1975): English Teacher in Israel

Math Teacher

SAC, Mahwah High School, NJ

Teacher, Verona HS

Math Teacher

HS Teacher

Elementary School Learning Specialist/Tutor

Special Ed Paraprofessional, Fair Lawn Board of Ed

Certified Teacher K-8

Speech Pathologist, Pinecrest Elementary School, Tampa, FL

Owner, Patti's Playhouse, Family Daycare

Teacher, Morristown HS

Teacher, Houston, TX

Retired Spanish Teacher

Teacher, Long Branch, NJ

Speech - Language Pathologist, Essex Junction, VT School District

Virve (Joks) Lane (1975): English Professor at Brookdale & Middlesex Community Colleges, NJ

Teacher, Coleman School, GR

Fifth Grade Teacher, Mineral Springs School, Ellerbe, NC

Math Teacher, Ramapo HS, NJ


Barbara Lange (1977): Teacher, Washington, DC

: Co-Founder, Director Non-Profit College Counselling Center, La Habra, CA


Brenda (Liss) Bitan (1975): English Teacher in Israel

Teacher, Elmwood Park

: Teacher of gifted students, Rural Missouri


Glen Rock Board of Education

Barbara (Maxfield) Fitzsimmons (1975): Occupational Therapist, Corning, NY Public Schools

Paul McCullough (1974): English Teacher, Bratislava, Slovakia


Special Education Teacher, Northern Valley Regional High School 

Patrick Murphy (1970): Teacher, State University NY

Janet (Nelson) Miller (1969): Art Teacher

: Teacher

Special Ed Teacher, Arlington PS

1976-8, Phys Ed & Health Teacher, Kanab, Utah

Grant School Principal, also Adjunct Professor, Masters of Science Educational Technology Program, Ramapo College, NJ

Teacher of the Handicapped, Private School, Union, NJ

Counselor, Fair Lawn

HS English and Theater Teacher, Samuel J. Tilden HS, Brooklyn, NY

(1968): Literary Specialist, Auburn Middle School, Auburn, ME

Theatre and Education

Kindergarten Teacher, Lakeland, Florida

Teacher, 6th Grade Math and Science, Union City, NJ

Kindergarten Teacher, Wyckoff, NJ

Special Education Teacher, Medford, MA

Science Teacher, Montclair, NJ

Theatre Arts and English Teacher, Cleveland Heights HS, OH

Owner, Tony Mac Electric Co., South Florida



Engineer, NASA Aimes Research Center

Engineer, Glen Rock

Engineer, Glen Rock

On-Air News Reporter, WHAS-TV, Louisville, KY




Banking & Bank Management, NYC/NJ

Loan Office at Credit Union


Controller, Glassport, PA

Mergers and Acquisitions, MetLife, NYC

Financial Analyst

Trading Desk, NYC


Internal Trade Banking

Mortgage Industry

Oil Trader, Director, Product Trading, Hess Corporation


Senior Program Officer/Community Partnerships Manager, Virginia Local Initiatives Corporation (LISC)

Traffic Engineering, City of Chattanooga, TN 

Director Housing and Economic Planning, Lancaster County Planning Commission, Lancaster Co., PA


Human Resources


State Farm Insurance, MD


Senior Claim Service Adjuster, Encompass Insurance, Quincy, MA

Interior Decorator, Cape Cod, MA

Registered Principal, Branch Office Manager, Mutual Service Corporation, Killeen, TX


Financial Planner, President D.S. Drelich and Associates, The Senior Group

Investments & Financial Planning


Investment Banking, Greenville, DE

Bond Broker

Stock Broker, NYC


Fixed Income Sales

Financial Advisor

CFP, Merrill Lynch


Equity Research Analyst, Merrill Lynch, NYC, NY

Financial Advisor, Wachovia Securities, Paramus, NJ

Edward Dyker (1969): Sergeant, Bergen County Sherrif's Office

Security, NJSEA (The Meadowlands)

Law Enforcement, Paterson, NJ

Partner, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae, LLP, Washington, DC

Lawyer, Lincoln Park, NJ

Law Clerk to Hon. David J. Brennan, Jr., Associate Justice, US Supreme Court, also Law Clerk to Hon. David L. Bazelon, Judge, US Court of Appeals, Washington, DC

Attorney, NYC


Jenny-Ann Kershner (Steve Finkelstein's spouse) (1975): Administrator specializing in Charitable GiftGiving, Certified Fund Raiser


Lee Gottesman (1974): Bankruptcy Attorney, Toms River, NJ

Attorney in private practice, Boca Raton, FL



Attorney, Partner, Conway Farrell, NYC

Paralegal, Thacher Proffitt & Wood, LLP, Summit, NJ



Attorney, New York City, NY

Lawyer, Brown and Connery, South NJ

Law Offices of Bette Ellen Quiat, Miami, FL 


Executive Assistant District Attorney, Kings County DA's Office


Attorney and VP, PA State Agency Manager, Chicago Title Insurance & Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co., Philadelphia, PA



Manager, Coffee Shop, Bel Air, Maryland

Owner, Aladdin Limousine Co., Roseville, CA

President/CEO of the Somerset YMCA in Basking Ridge, NJ

Producer, "Direction", (The #1 Textile Design Show in America) and
Director, American Trend and Color Committee (for Advanstar, International Fashion Fabric Exhibition and MAGIC)

Building Manager, Bookkeeper



Laboratory Tech, Cement Industry

Tug Boat Captain

Anna-Christina Cabrales (2000)


Software Sales

Marketing and Publishing


Marketing, Montvale, NJ

Marketing Manager, Financial Services

: Brand and Package Design, Brand Image Design, Mount Laurel, NJ

Dental Hygienist

Owner, Veterinary Medical Hospital, Clearwater, FL

RD (Registered Dietician)

Physical Therapist, State of Virginia

Physician, Albany, NY

Registered Nurse, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Dental Hygienist

Pharmacy Technician, Glen Rock

Clinical Chemist, Scottsdale, AZ


MD, Practicing Critical Care Medicine, Denver, CO

Office Manager, Psych. Office


Optometrist, Butler, VA

Robert Kahn (1975): Optometrist, Fair Lawn, NJ

Environmental Health Specialist, Brown County, Indiana Health Department


School Nurse, Manchester Regional HS, NJ

RN, Doylestown Hospital

Dental Hygienist

Veterinary Technician, PA

Reliant Pharmaceuticals

RN, Hackensack Medical Center

Physician, NYC


RN, Operating Room, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ

Medical Sales & Sales Mgt. Placement & Executive Search

Radiography/Mammography Technologist, Mid-Rockland Imaging, New City, NY

Administrator, Hempstead Park Nursing Home, Hempstead, NY 

Michael Sabarese (1960): Dentist, Madison, NJ

RN/BSN, Saint Barnabas Hosptital, working on the Cardiac/Thoracic Stepdown Unit

Medical Technologist

: Childbirth Educator

: Independent Consultant for a Medical Receivables and Collection Corporation


Veterinarian, Glen Rock, NJ

RN, Subacute Nurse Manager, The Essex Pavilion Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Hyanis, MA

Laura (Suenholz) Rundle (1987): Operations Analyst (MIS & Accounting Dept.'s), Topcon Medical Systems, Paramus, NJ


MD Teaneck, NJ





Jody Sinkway (1979): Musician

Director of the Inner City Group, a non-profit community development corporation that promotes the revitalization of the southeast area of Lancaster City



HR Director, Berkshires, MA

Freelance Photographer, Las Vegas, NV


General Manager, Photographic Equipment Firm, Northern VA




Joanne (Dokouzian) Taylor (1975): Clinical Psychologist, PhD

Steve McCullough (1975): Clinical Psychologist

Development Lead, American Home Mortgage, Melville, NY

Assistant Title Officer, Title Insurance


State Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Real Estate Broker, Greensboro, NC

Commercial Real Estate, White Plains, NY


: Director of Mortgage Operations, Houlihan Parnes Realtors LLC, White Plains, NY

President, ECC LLC, (Real Estate Development, Information Technology), Laguna Beach, CA


Real Estate & Development 

Thomas Rohlman (1977): Real Estate Management, NY, NY

Mortgage Broker, Baltimore, MD


Real Estate & Construction

Realtor, Ho-Ho-Kus

Mortgage Loan Specialist, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Bedford, TX


Recruitment, Wachovia Bank


Director of Parish Ministries, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, GR, NJ

Pastoral Counselor and Youth Minister

Ordained Pastor, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Oklahoma City 

Peter Ross (1975): Christian Science Practitioner (Christian Healing through prayer) 

Pharmeceutical, Biotechnological Research, San Diego, CA



Deli Owner-Operator, Sussex, NJ

Dive Master, Colton Scuba and Marsh

Retail Planning Manager, Esprit Corp., NYC


Ace Wines and Liquors, Queens, NY


Retail, Matawan, NJ

Sales, Pennsylvania

Sales, Glen Rock



Vice President Sales, Springfield Precision Instruments, Wood Ridge, NJ

Margaret (Koehler) Dean (1975): Sales Rep-Pest Control Industry


Account Relationship Manager, Secaucus, NJ

Plastic Sales Worldwide

Institutional Sales

AOL Sales Director

Distributed Power Generation

Geological Manager, Lake Ronel Oil Co., Tyler, TX


Early Childhood Specialist, Hackensack, NJ

Social Worker, Union City Public Schools

Early Intervention Specialist, Clinical Social Worker

Tennis Business

Personal Trainer

President, Somerset Hills, NJ YMCA

Professional Sports Official: Baseball, Softball, Basketball


Director of Technology, Broadcast Media, KTVK/KASW, Phoenix, AZ

Pharma Software


Technical Writer

Network Support Administrator, Financial Services, Inc., Glen Rock, NJ

Computer Consultant

Senior Geographic Information Systems Analyst

Executive Director of Sales, MetTel, NYC

Software Consultant

Kray Tech, Ridgewood, NJ

Ed Cooper (1960): Retired from several Baby Bell Companies


Cingular Wireless, Paramus, NJ


Eileen (Kunis) Kooreman (1975): Leadership Training

Nancy Matthews (1975): Head of Client Training in the U.S., FactSet Research Systems, Greenwich, CT


Bjorn Anderberg (1978): Journalist, Stockholm

Technical Editor, Clinton, NJ

Reporter (Economy and Employment), Newsday, NY

Nancy Lucas (1975): Editor, Medical Journal

Steven Lutz (1974): Writer and Actor, Action Video Multimedia Productions, Long Branch, NJ

Carol Pincus (1975): Writer, Medical Journal

Amy Schutzer (1974): Author (fiction), Freelance Editor



Alan Sponzilli Scholarship Fund:
Please send contributions in memory of Alan Sponzilli (Art Teacher at GRHS from 1969-2005) to:
Glen Rock Board of Education
620 Harristown Road
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(Please make checks out to GR Bd of Ed with a note re: Sponzilli Scholarship Fund)
Juliet Filler Kerbs Media Arts Scholarship Fund (awarded annually to GRHS senior who shows great promise in Media Arts)
Their web site is


The Scholarship is awarded annually to a Glen Rock High School senior whose passion for any of the media arts shows great sensitivity, reflection and a connection with one’s community at large. If you would like to contribute, please write your check payable to: 

The Juliet Filler Kerbs Media Arts Scholarship

The Glen Rock Public Schools

620 Harristown Road

Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452-2398

For additional information contact Ken Kerbs at

or (917) 379-2434