Kim A. Keck ’93 MBA

Kim A. Keck '93 MBA
Kim A. Keck ’93 MBA has been appointed as the president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  Ms. Keck will be Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s first female president and CEO and the company’s seventh overall in its 77-year history.  She joins the company from her previous position as senior vice president at Aetna.

Bruce K. Reichenbacher ’96 MBA

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Bruce K. Reichenbacher ’96 MBA has been appointed to the executive team as the director of finance at the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Mr. Reichenbacher previously worked as the assistant general manager and director of finance at Luxe City Center Hotel in Los Angeles, California where he oversaw all aspects of accounting operations and financial reporting. He shares his passion for the hospitality industry with students at Cal State Long Beach where he has taught classes in Hospitality Management.

James R. Valente ’95 MBA

James R. Valente ’95 MBA has been appointed to Global Head of Real Estate for MSCI Inc. Mr. Valente has been with MSCI since 2011, where he has managed both the North American client base, as well as the Global Product functions for Real Estate. He has more than 20 years of experience in the institution real estate investment management industry having previously held senior research and strategy positions at BentallKennedy, ING Clarion and SSR Realty. Mr. Valente is a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute and a member of the Pension Real Estate Association’s (PREA) Research Affinity Group. He is also a frequent speaker at industry events and his research and views on real estate have appeared in both academic and trade publications.

Anthony L. Mattacchione ’98 MBA

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Anthony L. Mattacchione ’98 MBA has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Bruker Corporation. Mr. Mattacchione previously served as Bruker’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of EMD Millipore Corporation as well as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He has also held various financial leadership roles during his 16 years at Gerber Scientific. Mr. Mattacchione has more than thirty years of financial, accounting, operational and management experience.

Janet S. Grace ’97 EMBA

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Janet S. Grace ’97 EMBA has been appointed as a chief regulator of the Captive and Alternative Risk division at the Connecticut Insurance Department. A former consultant for Towers Watson, Ms. Grace has more than 20 years of experience in risk identification and coverage analysis. She is also a veteran of the Hartford where she worked for 20 years as a senior account executive.

Mary K. Fenton ’91 MBA

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Mary K. Fenton ’91 MBA has been appointed as a co-chair of CBIA’s Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council. Established in January 2015, the overarching mission of the Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council is to grow Connecticut’s bioscience sector. The Council also facilitates collaboration among the Connecticut life science community and communication with the Connecticut and federal policy makers, as well as the public. Ms. Fenton is currently the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Achillion Pharmeceuticals, Inc.

Michael J. Gerstenfeld ’96 MBA

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Michael J. Gerstenfeld ’96 MBA founder of Ensa.com will be exhibiting the groundbreaking smart wellness app at the Web Summit 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Ensa is the 1st mobile solution that enables users to connect directly to their electronic health record via their mobile device as well as get real-time personalized wellness recommendations, feedback and alerts on their smartwatch.