Christopher T. Calio ’00 MBA, ’00 JD

Christopher T. Calio ’00 MBA, ’00 JD has been appointed as president of Pratt & Whitney’s commercial engines business. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. Mr. Calio joined UTC in 2005 and has served several positions across the company. He has been a business partner in leadership roles at Otis, UTC Aerospace Systems, and chief of staff for the UTC Chairman and CEO.

Erik D. Choisy ’08

Erik D. Choisy ’08 has joined the Atlanta office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP. He is an associate on the Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Team. Previously, Mr. Choisy worked in the New York office DLA Piper, where he advised client on regulatory and transactional issues such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions. He focuses his practice on business and finance, securities, and mergers and acquisitions

Michael J. Zacchea ’12 MBA

Michael J. Zacchea ’12 MBA has been elected as the new chair of the Brookfield Democratic Town Committee. Mr. Zacchea is a retired Marine and a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient. He founded the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans at the University of Connecticut, as has advocated for veterans for many years. He has been featured in several documentaries and his book, “The Ragged Edge: A U.S. Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion” is available for pre-order on Amazon.

Michael P. Jordan ’01, ’02 MSA

Michael P. Jordan ’01, ’02 MSA has over 16 years of experience advising business clients and their owners on a variety of complex tax matters. He has extensive experience working with large multi-state pass-through entities and regularly advises clients on corporate structure/choice of entity, sale and pre-sale planning, business acquisitions, and succession planning. Over the years, Michael has served clients across a broad spectrum of industries, such as real estate, wholesale/distribution, private equity, retail and professional service firms.

Colin A. Mansfield ’09

Colin A. Mansfield ’09 was featured in an article from the CT Post regarding gaming in Connecticut, more specifically the prospects for a third casino in Hartford. Mr. Mansfield provided valuable insight into the pros and cons of the proposal from a financial standpoint. The article mentions that Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods have warned that the opening of the MGM Casino in Springfield, MA could bring significant losses in revenue and jobs. To read more, click here. Mr. Mansfield is currently an associate director at Fitch Ratings in New York.

Matthew DiGeronimo ’06 EMBA

Matthew DiGeronimo ’06 EMBA has co-authored a book titled “Extreme Operational Excellence: Applying the US Nuclear Submarine Culture to Your Organization” The book shares the details of the unique, secretive, and successful culture of the US Navy’s Nuclear Submarine community. The emphasis of the book is how an organization can apply these principles to improve the performance of an organization and the effectiveness of its leaders. The book is available in hard copy and electronic versions on Amazon and other online book retailers.

Matt Fleury ’07 EMBA


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.

Matthew A. Feid ’02, ’05 MA

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.