9 Alumni from 6 Companies Working on 1 project
Milwaukee-area Marquette alumni came together to collaborate on an award- winning children’s video series that teaches the basics of popular sports and good sportsmanship. Stinky Shoe and his friend, Coach LaRoo, learn the basics alongside real-life kids and their coaches.
IN FRONT: Christopher J. Johnson, Sp ’86, director, Tri-Marq Communications Inc. (Emmy-award-winning media production company named for its Marquette alumni founders); SEATED: David A. Sinker, Sp ’82, president, David Sinker Productions (creates comedy for stage and screen); James Culhane, Sp ’86, director, Tri-Marq Communications; Dan Bark, Sp ’82, post- production supervisor, Tri-Marq Communications; Betsy A. Johnson, Comm ’88, account executive, Tri-Marq Communications; STANDING: Steven Muckerheide, Sp ’82, executive director, Aha! Studios Inc. (an animation house); Patrick J. Brennan, Arts ’84, regional account manager, Great Lakes Media Technology (a media duplication facility); Matthew Stippich, Law, ’97, attorney, von Briesen & Roper s.c.; Deanne (Haviland) Monaghan, Jour ’83, executive producer, A.L.L. For Kids Inc. (dedicated to improving children’s health through video instruction) Photograph by Bradley Meinz.
The video series were released in 2002. Marquette Connects