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  • Prelude: Scott Smedinghoff, 2005 IMSA Graduate
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Codi Kuhlemeier, Student Council President
  • Welcome: Codi Kuhlemeier, Student Council President; Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, President; Dr. Eric McLaren, Principal
  • Musical Selection: Scott Smedinghoff, 2005 IMSA Graduate
  • Keynote Speaker: Joshua A. Gerlick, 1999 IMSA Graduate

Guest Biographies

Joshua A. Gerlick

Joshua A. Gerlick is the founder and CEO of EADevices, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based medical device company committed to the evolution of minimally invasive surgical procedures. A graduate of the IMSA Class of 1999 , he began his collegiate career at CarnegieMellonUniversity (CMU) in Pittsburgh, PA, studying international business management and traveling abroad to Hong Kong.

Josh became the first student in eight years to be admitted into an accelerated MBA program for business management at CMU. As a graduate student, he completed ten academic concentrations, four more than any previous student, and was among the first group of students to complete specialized course of study in entrepreneurship. He has earned both his MBA and B.S. Business Administration with University Honors from CMU.

In 2004, he was the recipient of the Canfield-Roseman Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the George and Alexis Vahanian Award for Communication at Carnegie Mellon. He also earned corporate recognition as the National Champion of the Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems Growth Challenge, for his role converting aerospace defense technologies into marketable civilian applications.

Josh continues to live in Pittsburgh, where he manages EADevices and provides counsel to other promising start-up companies. He greatly enjoys the local arts and culture scene, frequently attending musical theater, live jazz events, and art exhibitions. As a member of the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh, he actively promotes the revitalization of several economically depressed local neighborhoods.

Cody Kuhlemeier FY05 Convocation.pdf (480 kB)
Cody Kuhlemeier '06 Convocation Remarks

Stephanie Pace Marshall FY05 Convocation.pdf (3633 kB)
Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D. Convocation Remarks

Eric McLaren FY05 Convocation.pdf (2594 kB)
Eric McLaren, Ph.D. Convocation Remarks

Joshua Gerlick FY05 Convocation.pdf (2527 kB)
Joshua A. Gerlick '99 Keynote Address

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