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Randall Sisulak ’71

Randall Sisulak ?71 A 1971 graduate of Carthage, Randy Sisulak has a B.A. in Mathematics and, while at Carthage, was a member of the soccer team, Delta Omega Nu, Student Government, and Phi Mu Epsilon.

After graduating, Mr. Sisulak served in the U.S. Army until 1975 as a military intelligence officer. He then earned a graduate degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He went on to excel in an illustrious national security career, which included working on the Patriot Missile System, on various navy weapon systems, and with the National Security Agency as a senior operations research analyst in the National Threat Operations Center.

After retiring, he consulted on various classified Department of Defense programs with Ross Technology in Baltimore, Md. Mr. Sisulak is now a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves — after serving in military intelligence, at the Command and General Staff College, and at various worldwide duty stations.

Mr. Sisulak and his wife, Mary, have been married for 45 years and currently reside in Crownsville, Md. — where he keeps active serving as a volunteer for his church and community, as well as enjoying hobbies such as cross country skiing, golfing, biking, hiking, sailing, coaching youth sports, photography, and woodworking.

Bill Haithcock ’91

Bill Haithcock ?91 William R. Haithcock, a 1991 elementary education and cognitive disabilities graduate of Carthage, has spent his professional career with Kenosha Unified Schools. There, he has served as a special education teacher, a teacher consultant, principal of Bullen Middle School, and, in 2007, served as the founding principal of Harborside Academy. He is currently working in the district as the chief of school leadership.

While at Carthage, Mr. Haithcock was a member of Delta Omega Nu, played football, and ran track. He has been engaged with Carthage as a member of the Education Advisory Committee and the Carthage Golf Outing Committee. Mr. Haithcock and wife, Anne ’92, continue to live in Kenosha.

Rev. Daniel Ross-Jones ’06

Rev. Daniel Ross-Jones ?06 A communication graduate of the Class of 2006, Rev. Daniel Ross-Jones was involved in many student organizations while on campus, including The Current newspaper, Delta Upsilon, and the Carthage Choir. He held student jobs for the Todd Wehr Center, Office of Admissions, summer conferences, and business offices. He was also an orientation leader.

Since leaving Carthage, Rev. Ross-Jones has dedicated his life to advancing human flourishing. He earned a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary and is ordained in the United Church of Christ. Until recently, he worked as a regional judicatory minister supporting churches and ministers across northern California and Nevada — he is one of the youngest in the denomination to hold that role. He previously worked in local churches in California, Illinois, and Auckland, New Zealand, as well as a university chaplain and volunteer community chaplain in county jails.

Leveraging his minor in political science from Carthage, Rev. Ross-Jones also holds a Master in Public Administration from San Francisco State University. Earlier this year, he pivoted his career and currently works as an analyst with the State of California Department of Finance. Together with his husband, Andrew Patton ’10, Rev. Ross-Jones makes his home in Sacramento, Calif.

Nathan Fulton ’13

Nathan Fulton ?13 Nathan Fulton majored in computer science and mathematics at Carthage. While on campus, he was a member of the debate team (also served as captain), the Computer Science Club, and Pi Mu Epsilon.

After graduating from Carthage in 2013, Mr. Fulton went on to earn a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a member of André Platzer’s Logical Systems Lab and a core developer of the KeYmaera X theorem prove.

Mr. Fulton is currently a senior applied scientist at Amazon Web Services, where he works on responsible AI for Amazon CodeWhisperer. Prior to Amazon, he led work on safe reinforcement learning at the MIT-IBM AI Lab. In the years since his graduation, he has stayed in touch with Carthage computer science faculty and served as a mentor to students interested in graduate school.

Sharmain Harris ’20, MSc ’21

Sharmain Harris ?20, MSc ?21 Sharmain Harris graduated from Carthage in 2020 as a non-traditional student with a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing. He then continued at Carthage, pursuing a Master of Science in Business Design and Innovation. A Kenosha native, he has been involved in the Wiggan-Kenniebrew Black Alumni Network since graduating.

Mr. Harris is now the owner of a consulting company that provides presentations, training, and workshops to social service agencies, correctional institutions, and schools. He is an independent author and motivational speaker, focusing on the topics of fathering for success, overcoming adversity, and unlocking your potential.

He is known for his involvement in establishing the Dedicated Dads Program of Kenosha — a fatherhood initiative that strengthens and builds families through father involvement. He is a national fatherhood practitioner and certified father engagement trainer. He has been featured on TMJ4 News, awarded for “Positive Impact” by NAACP, and given the “Excellence in Community Action” award by the governor. He has been nominated for person of the year and received the “20 Under 40” award for his contributions to his community.

Mr. Harris is a husband and father of three beautiful children, and his family is the spark to all of his past and recent success.