Frank C. De Costanzo ’97 EMBA will join Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Most recently, Mr. De Costanzo served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Catalyst Paper Corporation.
Kaveepan Lertwachara ’04 PhD will serve as interim dean of Ofalea College of Business beginning November 1, 2016. Mr. Lertwachara is currently the associate dean of the college’s undergraduate programs.
James Altemus ’97 joined the Lucas Oil School of Racing, which launched in December 2015, in January of 2016, with the goal of being the dominant racing school and arrive-and-drive race series in North America. As a startup, Mr. Altemus handles everything from media planning and graphic design to sales and customer service.
Mallory J. Paschich ’12 has been named the first full-time winery employee at Nicora Winery, located in Paso Robles, California. Ms. Paschich’s initial education in the wine industry was with Epoch Estate Wines, where she was involved in hospitality and wine allocation.
Melissa L. Moore ’00 PhD has been promoted to head of the department of marketing, quantitative analysis and business law at Mississippi State University College of Business. Ms. Moore has served on the University’s Entrepreneurial Center’s advisory board since its inception. She also was recognized as a John Grisham Mater Teacher by MSU in 2005, and also named Outstanding Faulty Women in 2010 by MSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women.
Richard Martinez II ’10 MBA has been promoted to the director of marketing for Robinson + Cole LLP. The firm represents clients throughout the Northeast, Florida and California, and has recently celebrated its 170th anniversary.
Eileen M. Russell ’78 MBA has successfully represented the owner and buyer in the sale of an iconic stone structure property in Fairfield, Connecticut. Prior to Ms. Russell’s career in real estate, she worked for more than 30 years as an IT professional in New York City and Fairfield County.