Kris L. Hill ’88 has been appointed to chief financial officer at QBE North America, an operating division of global insurer QBE Insurance Group Limited. Ms. Hill will be responsible for leading the company’s North American Finance organization, including business segment actuarial and financial teams and the accounting management and tax function. She has more than 25 years of insurance operations and financial leadership experience.
Michael D. McFarland ’14 MSA has been promoted to assistant controller at Global Retail. Mr. McFarland was most recently the North America accounting manager.
Neil B. Glassman ’78 MBA was ranked as a leading individual for his work in bankruptcy/restructuring by Chambers and Partners in Chambers USA 2016. Mr. Glassman is the chairman of Bayard, P.A.’s Board of Directors and heads the firm’s bankruptcy group. He has been recognized as a leading lawyer in bankruptcy/restructuring by Chambers USA each year since 2006.
Matt Fleury ’07 EMBA has been named the new chairman of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. Mr. Fleury is currently the president and CEO of the Connecticut Science Center. He also serves as a board and executive committee member of the international Association of Science and Technology Centers and as a board member of the MetroHartford Alliance.
Joanne C. Kelleher ’87, ’91 MBA has been named the director of Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington. Ms. Kelleher has extensive background in business operations and administration, project management, marketing, grant writing and community engagement. She was most recently the vice president of operations at SecureRF Corporation and is also very active in the Southington community.
Matthew J. Kollar ’97 EMBA joined The Pinnacle group as the national sales director for managed services. Mr. Kollar has over 20 years of experience in various sales leadership and business development roles including top seller at CenturyLink as well as executive leadership positions at Insight Investments, Verisign and IBM.
Matthew A. Feid ’02, ’05 MA has been promoted to director of patient accounts at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Mr. Feid began as a financial analyst in the fiscal services department in 2006 and was later promoted to senior financial analyst in 2013. He manages 45 employees spanning two departments and oversees an accounts receivable balance of $36 million.
Frederic A. Jung ’86 MBA has been appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Northwest Hardwoods Inc. Mr. Jung has nearly 30 years of experience in the industry and was most recently the chief financial officer at Arizona Chemical.