Class Notes

Heather Sterzick (‘11, WW)
Heather Sterzick (‘11, WW) won the Ninety-Nines Award of Achievement for Humanitarian Efforts. Joining The Ninety-Nines in 2012, she became an active member, volunteering at events and raising scholarship funding.
James Elian (‘14, WW)
James Elian (‘14, WW) was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Airsprint Private Aviation, a Canadian company that offers fractional aircraft ownership.
Costas Sivyllis (‘12, DB)
Costas Sivyllis (‘12, DB) is a First Officer at United Airlines on the Boeing 757/767 aircraft. He also serves on the Embry-Riddle College of Aviation Industry Advisory Board for the Daytona Beach Campus and is the chairman of the National Education Committee for the Air Line Pilots Association International.
David Tokoph (‘03, DB)
David Tokoph (‘03, DB) is now chief operating officer of Morten Beyer & Agnew, a global aviation consulting firm.
Andre Moser (‘05, WW)
Andre Moser (‘05, WW) was named general sales manager at Dura-Bond Bearing Company, a manufacturer of parts for engine and transmission rebuilding.

Featured Alumnus

Joseph Murphy (‘13, DB)
Joseph Murphy (‘13, DB) is a flight test engineer for the F-35 fighter jet at Lockeed Martin, Edwards Air Force Base in Palmdale, Calif. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle and is currently completing an MBA-Aviation degree with a concentration in Airport Management, also from Embry-Riddle. He is also a private pilot.
Robert Ewing (’94, DB)
Robert Ewing (’94, DB) is the Aviation Academy Director at Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Fla., and a certified flight instructor. He led the establishment of the Aviation Academy at Admiral Farragut in 2008, developing the curriculum for grades 8-12 and recently partnering with Embry-Riddle’s dual enrollment program. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle and is currently enrolled in the Master of Aeronautical Science program at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus.
Ret. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Charles Schwarm (’97, PC)
Ret. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Charles Schwarm (’97, PC) has flown over 2,300 military flight hours in five types of aircraft: T-37B Tweet, T-2C Buckeye, T-45C Goshawk, T-34C Turbo Mentor and the F/A-18 Hornet (A, A+, B, C & D variants). In his 17 years of service to his country, he flew more than 200 combat missions over Iraq and Afghanistan and traveled to more than 40 foreign countries. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle.
Seboseso “Sebo” M. Machobane (’94, PC)
Seboseso “Sebo” M. Machobane (’94, PC) is a Regional Officer for Air Traffic Management and Search and Rescue for the International Civil Aviation Organization, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this role, he promotes ICAO policies, standards and recommended practices and air navigation plans across 24 states in the Eastern and Southern Sub-region of Africa.
Capt. Ian R. Osterreicher ('07, DB)
Capt. Ian R. Osterreicher ('07, DB) earned his commission through the Air Force ROTC program at Embry-Riddle in 2007 and then received undergraduate pilot training and A-10C qualification. He is currently an A-10 Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, flight examiner and chief of the Standardization and Evaluation Program of the 74th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.