Wednesday, February 5, 2014
L. Thomas Marchlen M’80
Judith Breedlove Marchlen M’87
Amy Marchlen M’12
Work: Tom is a senior tax attorney at Alcoa, and Judy was an administrator of legal research and compliance at Alcoa before she retired in 1988.
Home: Mt. Lebanon
Family: Tom and Judy have one daughter, Amy, who is now pursuing an M.B.A. here – the family’s fourth master’s degree from RMU.
Proudest Achievement: Judy is proud to say that she completed the master’s program in taxation in between getting married and having their daughter. Tom is most proud of his family.
Favorite RMU Memory: Judy relishes the opportunity to make new Robert Morris memories. “We really got more involved in activities in the past few years. We really like being part of the RMU family.” Tom enjoys the personal and professional connections he made in the master’s program in taxation.
Last RMU Event Attended: In December, the Colonial Couple attended the President’s Council dinner at Heinz Field. They also try to attend one football game every season and several basketball games.
Why They Stay Connected: “I enjoy the relationships I have with other alums, many of whom are tax practitioners that I work with,” Tom says. As for Judy, “We really like Robert Morris and it’s really grown since we were here… It’s very impressive to see.”