Frances Trelease ’83, ’96 MBA is the founder of Boomer Den, LLC, an adult internship program. Boomer Den connects adult professionals with business owners who need professional, skilled support, and who welcome the maturity and experience of an adult. Following an initial, risk-free trial run, employers have the option to hire the candidate. http://www.boomerden.com/
Jasmine Alcantara ’95, ’99 MBA has been named a finalist for the 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year Award. The Enterprising Women of the Year Award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. The winning nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Ms. Alcantara is the Owner/Consultant at JLA Group.
Marc Levine ’88 MBA is joining athenahealth, Inc. as an Executive Vice President and will become the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective January 2, 2018. Previously, Mr. Levine served as the executive vice president and CFO of JDA Software Group, Inc. and prior to JDA held several senior financial leadership roles at Hewlett Packard Company.
Ricardo A. “Ricky” Hernandez ’12 has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Hernandez joins the firm as an associate in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group and will counsel clients on a variety of business formation, transactional, and operational matters. He also has experience in intellectual property matters such as trademarks and copyrights.
George Nahodil ’88 MBA has been named President and CEO of 1st Federal Credit Union. Mr. Nahodil was previously executive vice president in charge of retail delivery, public relations and marketing, since joining the credit union in 2001. John Devlin, Members 1st chairman of the board, said in a news release “George has all the skills necessary – strategic vision, management, and a command of the changing environment of the financial services industry.”
Michael P. Jordan ’01, ’02 MS was recognized as Top Accountant or Financial Advisor Under 40 at the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal’s CPA and Financial Advisors Awards Program on November 7, 2017. Mr. Jordan is the Managing Director of Andersen Tax LLC in Old Greenwich, CT.
Jeffrey W. Rossi ’93 was recognized as the Most Trusted Financial Advisor at the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal’s CPA and Financial Advisors Awards Program on November 7, 2017. Mr. Rossi is the Office Managing Partner at CohnReznick, LLP in Stamford, CT.
James F. Leddy, ’03 MBA has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of The Chefs’ Warehouse, a premier distributor of specialty food products in the United States. Mr. Leddy brings over 25 years of financial leadership to The Chefs’ Warehouse, including at JetBlue Airways, NBCUniversal and General Electric.
William S. Simon, ’81, ’88 MBA, Simon is joining the leadership team of Drizly, the world’s largest online alcohol marketplace, as the first Independent Director named to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Simon was formerly the President and CEO of Walmart U.S. and currently serves on the board of directors at Darden Restaurants, Inc. and Chico’s FAS, Inc, and is an adjunct professor at Baylor University.
Kimberly Markey ’96, ’04 MBA has been appointed to Market Manager for Eemax. Eemax has emerged as the #1 brand in their product category, tankless water heaters for both residential and commercial properties. Eemax has called Connecticut home since 1988. With the opening of their Innovation Learning Center in Waterbury in September, the company will continue to drive growth and manufacturing innovation within the state.