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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.


Shawn M. Bowman ’02

Shawn M. Bowman ’02 has been appointed to the position of President, Wound Care Division.  Mr. Bowman previously served as the Company’s Vice President and General Manager, Wound Care, since September 2018.  He has eighteen years of key experience in the medical device, biologics and pharmaceutical industries.


Alexander Hanna ’03

Alexander Hanna ’03 is the new Assistant Principal of Cloonan Middle School in Stamford, CT.  Mr. Hanna has served as Cloonan’s administrative intern for the past four years.  Prior to becoming Cloonan’s administrative intern, Mr. Hanna worked in the district for eight years as a math teacher, math support specialist, and athletic coach at the middle and high school levels.


Kristina Allen Reliford ’07

Kristina Allen Reliford ’07 has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Nashville, Tennessee.  Her practice includes complex contract disputes, fraud, trade secret misappropriation, and securities and government investigation matters.  Prior to joining Bradley, Ms. Reliford was a senior associate at Kelley Drye & Warran LLP in New York


Joanne C. Crevoiserat’85

Joanne C. Crevoiserat ’85 has been named the Chief Financial Officer of Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands.  It’s portfolio includes Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman.  Ms. Crevoiserat joins Tapestry from Abercrombie & Fitch and has also held senior finance positions with Kohl’s Inc, Wal-Mart Stores and May Department Stores.


Jasmine Alcantara ’95, ’99 MBA

Jasmine Alcantara ’95, ’99 MBA opened a New England-based health and wellness company, Jasmine Yoga (@FlowWithJasmine). By pairing her pre-medical degrees with 20 years of health industry experience, she has created unique yoga and meditation programs for corporations, groups, and individuals, including special events and retreats to achieve specific outcomes.


Maryne Robin ’96 EMBA

Maryne Robin ’96 EMBA has been named Vice President of Operations for both Absolute Logic and CyberGuard360. In this role, she will work with company CEO Al Alper to develop and deliver strategies around technology and increased cyber security to protect data. Absolute Logic has been providing Fortune 500-style security and IT services, technical support and technology consulting.


Richard S. Martin ’86

Richard S. Martin ’86 has joined RentPath as Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to joining RentPath, Mr. Martin served as CFO of Symphony Health Solutions and was responsible for accounting, FP&A, risk management, tax and treasury.  He brings a wealth of experience to the role, as well as functional expertise in metrics-based management, working capital management and strategy & growth.




Christopher P. Mottern ’66

Christopher P. Mottern ’66  has who has served as a Director on the Company’s Board since 2013, has been appointed to serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Farmer Bros. Co.  Mr. Mottern brings more than 40 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, having served as CEO of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, President of The Heublein Wines Group, and CEO of Capri Sun, Inc.