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The News & Notes is a resource for alumni and current students of the University of Connecticut School of Business to stay up-to-date with their alumni network. We hope by providing information about our accomplished alumni, students and other alumni will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding about their industry and broaden their network.


Michael Trinks ’98

Michael Trinks ’98 has been promoted to Partner at Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina, Glastonbury-based accounting and advisory firm.  Mr. Trinks has been with the firm since 2003 and was most recently Director, Assurance & Advisory Services, specializing in audit and consulting for clients in the manufacturing, technology, bio-tech, construction, and service sectors.




Rhonda Germany Ballintyn ’88 MBA

Rhonda Germany Ballintyn ’88 MBA has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, a leading global medical technology company.  Ms. Germany Ballintyn will also serve on the board’s compensation committee.  She recently retired from Honeywell International Inc. where she was the Corporate Vice President, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer.



Michael Trinks ’98

Michael Trinks ’98 has been promoted to Partner at Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina, Glastonbury-based accounting and advisory firm.  Mr. Trinks has been with the firm since 2003 and was most recently Director, Assurance & Advisory Services, specializing in audit and consulting for clients in the manufacturing, technology, bio-tech, construction, and service sectors.



Suresh Shenoy ’75 MBA & Sudhakar Shenoy ’71 MS, ’73 MBA

Suresh Shenoy ’75 MBA and Sudhakar Shenoy ’71 MS, ’73 MBA were both honored with the TiE Legends Award. Sudhakar is the CEO of Alyx Technologies, a Northern Virginia-based tech company that focuses on big data, cognitive computing, cloud deployment and analytics. Suresh is the Executive Vice President of the company, which has presence in, besides the Washington area, Minneapolis, Chicago, Tampa, as well as in India.


Kelli D. Griffiths ’12

Kelli D. Griffiths ’12 has joined The Siegfried Group, LLP as an Associate Manager in the Boston Market. She started her career at Deloitte, and was most recently a Financial Reporting Analyst at DentaQuest.


Russell Dancho ’86 MBA

Russell Dancho ’86 MBA has been appointed Managing Director of Strategic Sourcing by LogicSource, a leading sourcing and procurement services firm in Norwalk, Connecticut. Before joining LogicSource, Mr. Dancho spent over 30 years in senior-level packaging and product development roles with major consumer brands such as Revlon, CONAIR and The LEGO Group. He began his career in Engineering and Supply Chain Management, working with companies such as The Nestle Company and PepsiCo.