Minal Patel Davis ’01 JD, ’01 MBA has been honored with a Presidential award by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her exceptional work against human trafficking in Houston, Texas. At the request of US State Department, she has spoken at the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit and recently visited India and Canada to discuss the role of municipalities in combating human trafficking.
Matthew J. Daniels ’02 who majored in real estate and urban economic studies, has launched encaptiv, an interactive presentation and sales software based in Stamford, CT. Recently encaptiv was awarded both free patent work and office space from a contest held by an IP law office to benefit tech start-ups. To learn more, visit https://www.encaptiv.com/.
Brian Anderson ’09 MBA has been named Vice President of Business Development at SwapsTech Inc., a leader in global foreign exchange, payment and commercial banking technology.
Dean R. Mahoney ’09 co-founded ‘Merican Mule, a canned alcoholic beverage made with premium vodka with co-founders Pete Weil and Steve Pawlik.
Michael J. Anthony ’85 was named to head Santander Bank’s newly formed Direct Private Investment Practice. Mr. Anthony, who brings over 20 years of experience in alternative investments and family office consulting to Santander Bank, is based in Boston. Prior to joining Santander, he served as the director and global head of the family office practice group at Citizens Bank. He also is a founding member and managing director at Boston Family Office Consultants, a firm started by industry professionals that connects single family offices with alternative investment opportunities.
Bruce Lubin ’75, ’77 MBA has been named Chairman of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, which represents 1,000 member organizations that employ 400,000 people and create more than $24 billion in annual revenue in the Chicago region. Mr. Lubin is the Executive Managing Director and President of Illinois Commercial and Specialty Banking at CBIC Bank USA.
Michelle M. White ’05 MBA has been named Vice President of Client Management at Colonial Life. In her new role, White oversees more than 90,000 existing employer client relationships. Prior to joining Colonial Life, Ms. White served as an associate in the Professional Development Program with Unum Group, Colonial Life’s parent company, and as an operations analyst at Unum US.
Genevieve C. Stimpson ’18 has joined MahoneySabol, a regional certified public accounting firm with locations in Glastonbury, Middletown and Essex. Ms. Stimpson will serve as a Staff Accountant-Audit.
Michael C. Pelletier ’98 was named Chief Innovation Officer at BlumShapiro and is helping to move the largest New England-based accounting shop into the future. Mr. Pelletier leverages fast-advancing technology that can help deliver core services more quickly and efficiently, and process client data in search of new insights that can help decision-making. Under Mr. Pelletier’s management, the firm developed a program that uses machine learning to analyze historical data and other variables to help manufacturing clients more accurately forecast their parts-inventory needs in real time, so that they don’t leave excess capital sitting on a storeroom shelf, but also don’t run out.
John W. Mahoney ’89 JD has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Claim Officer at IFG Companies in Hartford. Mr. Mahoney will be responsible for managing IFG’s nationwide claims organization while serving as a member of the Company’s overall Senior Leadership Team. Mr. Mahoney comes to IFG with over 20 years of demonstrated success in a variety of claim leadership roles. He began his career practicing law in the litigation practice of Hebb & Gitlin and Shipman & Goodwin. Most recently, he spent the last ten years in a variety of claim leadership positions at Zurich North America.