Author: Amanda Spada







Linda B. Whinfrey ’89

Linda B. Whinfrey ’89 has been promoted to vice president of internal audit and enterprise risk management at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  Ms. Whinfrey was most recently the managing director in the department.  She will oversee internal audit, enterprise risk management, external audits, and quality monitoring efforts.  Prior to joining Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 2003, she worked at Metropolitan Life and Cigna Corporation.

Curtis B. Smith ’90

Curtis B. Smith ’90 joined Crown World Mobility as group vice president.  Crown World Mobility is the world’s largest privately-held group of logistics and related services companies.  Mr. Smith brings a wealth of industry experience with over 20 years of experience and most recently served as vice president, client services at Cartus.

David A. Samuels ’83

David A. Samuels ’83 was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, in addition to being named Audit Committee Chair. Mr. Samuels also serves as a Board of Governors member and Trustee of the Charles E. Smith Life Communities, one of the nation’s largest eldercare services organization.

David L. Murphy ’96 MBA

David L. Murphy ’96 MBA has been appointed to head of Wealth Advisory at Boston Private, a leading provider of fully integrated wealth management, trust, and private banking services.  Mr. Murphy most recently served as the New England and Metro New York regional Investment Director at TD Bank.

Stephen J. LaRosa ’85, CPA

Stephen J. LaRosa ’85, CPA has been honored by the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants as a co-recipient of the 2017 “Jack Brooks Leadership Award”.  Mr. LaRosa is currently the Senior Director, State and Local Tax with Alexion Pharmaceuticals in Cheshire, CT.  The Jack Brooks Leadership Award was created to memorialize the inspiration, dedication, and drive for accomplishment that defined former CTCPA Executive Director, Jack Brooks.