Owen Fishman '85 - Alumni Profile

Click Here to Fill Out Your Own Alumni Corner ProfileOwen Fishman - 1985
Big Brother: John Cunningham
Little Brother: Todd Moore, Douglas 'Skutch' Craig
Offices Held: Rush Chairman, Pledge Marshal, Little Sister Chairman

OX: Why did you join Theta Chi? 
Owen Fishman: Louis Martini was living on my floor in the dorms when I was a freshman, he was a legacy and was about to pledge in the fall of 1981. He recruited my self, Bob Dunston, Mike Portugal, Alan Vladimir and Dave Mattiace.

OX: What is your favorite Theta Chi memory or story? 
OF: Way to many to pick one out. Maybe being real drunk while taking a crap and having a black little sister put me to bed after I threw up in my underpants.

OX: What kind of influence has the fraternity had on your life since graduation? 
OF: Friendship, loyalty and responsibility.

OX: Did you live in the house? If so, who were your roommates? Tell us about a memorable time with them. 
OF: Alan Vladimir, Mike Portugal, Anthony Panichelli and David Whalen.

OX: Where did your pledge class go on their pledge bolt/trip? What brothers did you take? Any funny stories you can tell?
OF: We went to Gettysburg College in the dead of winter. There was a lot of snow on the ground and we made a giant penis out of snow. I think Al Vladimir made out with a girl who had green teeth. We called her Julie Halitosis.

OX: With whom do you stay in contact?
OF: Bob Dunston, Tim Boyd, Chris Casciato, Jim Derrah, Tim Paulsen, Ed Brown, Alan Vladimir, Phil Katchur, Joe Kopetsky, Rob Scavello, Dave Yohannan and Pat O'Connor.

OX: Any brother you are looking to contact?
OF: Mike Portugal and Dave Whalen. 

OX: What other activities or organizations were you involved with during your college days? 
OF: Booze, football, and broads.

OX: Tell us about your family. Have you married? Do you have children? 
OF: Married since May 1993 to Joyce with two boys, Max age 10 and Alec age 7. And our dog "Nittany" age 11.

OX: What do you do for a living? 
OF: Regional Sales Manager for Custom Index, Inc.

OX: What hobbies do you enjoy? 
OF: Traveling, coaching my boys in baseball and soccer. PSU football games.

OX: What are your goals for the next few years? 
OF: Continue to enjoy life, family, friends, etc.