Author: Marie LeBlanc

Janet S. Grace ’97 EMBA

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Janet S. Grace ’97 EMBA has been appointed as a chief regulator of the Captive and Alternative Risk division at the Connecticut Insurance Department. A former consultant for Towers Watson, Ms. Grace has more than 20 years of experience in risk identification and coverage analysis. She is also a veteran of the Hartford where she worked for 20 years as a senior account executive.

Eugene F. Martin III ’87, ’89 MBA

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Eugene F. Martin III ’87, ’89 MBA has been appointed to chief executive officer at Gordon Brothers Finance Company (GBFC). GBFC is a specialty-lending business that principally invests in asset-based loans to middle market companies. Mr. Martin is a global capital markets and credit investment professional with over 25 years of experience in leveraged credit spanning from regional, middle-market companies to global enterprises.

Mary K. Fenton ’91 MBA

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Mary K. Fenton ’91 MBA has been appointed as a co-chair of CBIA’s Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council. Established in January 2015, the overarching mission of the Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council is to grow Connecticut’s bioscience sector. The Council also facilitates collaboration among the Connecticut life science community and communication with the Connecticut and federal policy makers, as well as the public. Ms. Fenton is currently the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Achillion Pharmeceuticals, Inc.

James E. Cotter ’82

James E. Cotter ’82 has joined Salisbury Bank and Trust Company as the executive vice president and chief operating officer. Mr. Cotter was most recently the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan. He has also held positions at Newtown Savings Bank and Fairfield County Bank. In such prior positions, Mr. Cotter was responsible for oversight of retail banking, deposit operations, investment sales, marketing, security, facilities and IT.