Christina Phillips ’22 MBA launched a new company, Puure, that provides women with a non-toxic alternative to traditional undergarments. Phillips attended the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summer Fellowship Program and was selected as one of six startups to compete in the Wolff New Venture Competition, hosted by the UConn School of Business.
Denise M. Whitford ’17 MBA served as a panelist at the Women Empowering Women panel discussion Wednesday, March 13, 2024. The event was a collaboration by the Town of West Hartford’s Department of Economic Development, the West Hartford Office of Equity Advancement, and Explore Farmington to mark Women’s History Month.
Carmen Effron ’72 (ED), ’81 MBA, founder and president of C F Effron Company LLC based in Fairfield County, Connecticut, has been named one of eight 2024 Neag School Alumni Awards honorees. Effron was inducted into the School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame in 2011, and in 2013, she received the Connecticut Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce Award.
Zoe R. Riccio ’08 (CAHNR) and Robert A. Riccio ’10, ’15 MSBAPM of Athletic Brewing Company have been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the Northeast region, which included eight Connecticut businesses. The rankings are based on a company’s revenue growth percentage from 2020 to 2022mmerce Award.
Kyle J. Eagleson ’01 has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Guilford Savings Bank. Eagleson formerly served as the bank’s chief operating officer.
Josh Krulewitz ’92 has been appointed ESPN’s senior vice president of communications. In this position, Krulewitz will assume the leadership of ESPN’s communications department and work closely with Disney colleagues to enhance ESPN brands and their reputations.
Jeffrey P. Uccello ’97 has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Data Solutions for IntegriChain, a comprehensive pharma technology, data, consulting, and outsourcing platform for data-driven commercialization.