Corrie Freudenstein ‘11 MBA has been named vice president of customer experience at Atlas Copco in Providence, Rhode Island. Freudenstein previously served as head of marketing for Leybol, as well as vice president and director of marketing and business intelligence at Brokers’ Service Marketing Group.
Justin W. Lee ‘15 has been named a senior associate at Palladin Consumer Retail Partners, LLC, a Boston-based private equity firm focused primarily on consumer and retail products and services companies in North America. Lee held previous positions at Alantra and Duff & Phelps
Jamelle R. Elliott ‘96, ‘98 MA, an assistant coach for the UConn Women’s Basketball team, will receive the Distinguished Alumna award from the UConn Neag School of Education at the 23rd Annual Alumni Awards on March 13, 2021. Elliott is known among the coaching staff and players as a great teacher, communicator, and recruiter
George A Barrios ‘87, ‘89 MBA announced the formation of Isos Capital Management, a partnership with fellow media and entertainment executive, Michelle Wilson. Isos will be uniquely positioned to identify and execute on investment opportunities in the global media, entertainment and sports industries. /SM
Laurie P. Havanec ‘82, ‘94 JD has been named executive vice president and chief people officer by CVS Health. Havanec joins CVS Health from Otis Worldwide Co. where she served as executive vice president and chief people officer.
Tricia L Creta ‘20 MBA has been named chief compliance officer at Amulet Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm focused exclusively on the healthcare sector. Creta joined Amulet in 2015 as the director of finance and operations.
Anthony A. Joyce ’83 has been named chief operating officer at Chelsea Groton Savings Bank. In his role, Joyce will oversee the risk and compliance, facilities, purchasing, and human resources in addition to his role as a senior loan officer.
Robert T. Kaufman ’74 is the co-founder and president emeritus of Bob’s Discount Furniture, Inc. The company recently donated $280,000 to hunger relief by giving to local food pantries and hunger-relief programs within its markets. “During this season of giving, we are excited to support food pantries in our communities for the seventh year in a row.”
Robert Statchen ’01 MBA is running for the 18th District Senate seat against incumbent Heather Somers ’88.
Kevin M. Gokey ’02, ’04 MSA has been named Chief Financial Officer at The Siemon Company, Watertown, CT effective January 1, 2021.