Robert G. Boschen ’83, ’85 MBA has been named chief executive officer at Tri-Country Community Action Program. Mr. Boschen has held positions as a fiscal officer, as well as chief operating and chief financial officer. He has over 28 years of finance and business experience which include all aspects of financial management, in diverse setting such as municipal and state government, insurance, hospitals and manufacturing.
Justin B. Roth ’04 has recently expanded Roth Family Chiropractic in Kensington, CT. As owner and head chiropractor, Mr. Roth has grown his practice considerably. He is a member of the International Chiropractic Association and the Connecticut Chiropractic Council, and is part of a group of doctors called the Wellness Champions. He graduated from the UConn with a marketing degree before attending Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic.
George A. Barrios ’87, ’89 MBA has been named 2016 Fairfield County CFO of the Year per Westfair Communications. Mr. Barrios is currently the chief financial officer at WWE and has been since 2008. Prior to his position at WWE, he was vice president and treasurer of New York Times Company and was also the chief financial officer for the New England Media Group.
Colin A. Mansfield ’09 was featured in an article from the CT Post regarding gaming in Connecticut, more specifically the prospects for a third casino in Hartford. Mr. Mansfield provided valuable insight into the pros and cons of the proposal from a financial standpoint. The article mentions that Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods have warned that the opening of the MGM Casino in Springfield, MA could bring significant losses in revenue and jobs. To read more, click here. Mr. Mansfield is currently an associate director at Fitch Ratings in New York.
Dr. Ajay S. Vinzé ’82 MBA has been appointed as the new dean of the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business at the University of Missouri. Dr. Vinzé previously served as the Earl and Gladys Davis Distinguished Professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University . He has also served as associate dean of international programs in the W.P. Carey School of Business as well as the associate vice provost for graduate education. Dr. Vinzé graduated with a master’s of business administration from UConn, and went on to earn his doctorate in business administration from the University of Arizona.
Matthew DiGeronimo ’06 EMBA has co-authored a book titled “Extreme Operational Excellence: Applying the US Nuclear Submarine Culture to Your Organization” The book shares the details of the unique, secretive, and successful culture of the US Navy’s Nuclear Submarine community. The emphasis of the book is how an organization can apply these principles to improve the performance of an organization and the effectiveness of its leaders. The book is available in hard copy and electronic versions on Amazon and other online book retailers.
Gregg Schuster ’05 MBA has been appointed as township manager for Warminster Township. He previously served as township manager of Pocono Township and in a similar position in the town of Colchester, Connecticut. He holds an MBA in marketing from the University of Connecticut.
Bruce K. Reichenbacher ’96 MBA has been appointed to the executive team as the director of finance at the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Mr. Reichenbacher previously worked as the assistant general manager and director of finance at Luxe City Center Hotel in Los Angeles, California where he oversaw all aspects of accounting operations and financial reporting. He shares his passion for the hospitality industry with students at Cal State Long Beach where he has taught classes in Hospitality Management.
John M. Gonski ’09 MBA has been elected to the Housatonic Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. Mr. Gonski has more than 13 years of experience in banking leadership and is currently the Market Manager, Vice President of Sales for People United Bank in Brookfield, Connecticut. He is currently a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and American Red Cross and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau of Connecticut, United Way of Southington, and Southington Chamber of Commerce.
Christopher J. Fusco ’86 has been named vice president of compensation at Salary.com. He will lead operations around compensation data and run the professional services team. Mr. Fusco was previously responsible for compensation and HR services delivery at Draper Laboratory and served as manager of global compensation and HRIS at WR Grace. Mr. Fusco has also worked as a compensation and benefits analyst at global advisory firms.