Andy Goldstrom ’87, ’90 MBA published a book entitled Grow Like a Pro; Lessons from a 2X Inc. 500 Executive.” The book’s purpose is to equip business leaders with the freedom, financial control, and ability to impact their community and chart their own course. The book is available on Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/y5jn6289.
Brenda Lewis ’81 MBA, a Principal of Transactions Marketing, Inc., received two honorable mentions at the 2020 Connecticut Entrepreneur Awards — Community Builder of the Year and Community Promoter of the Year.
Mark L. Boxer ’84 MBA is currently the Executive Vice President of CIGNA. Mr. Boxer was named one of the Hartford Business Journal’s Power 50. The HBJ Power 50 recognizes professionals that must not only be in a position of power, but they also need to wield it in such a way that has a positive impact on the region’s community and business in Connecticut.
Pamela Bukowski-Klapproth ’85 has been named Kendal on Hudson’s CEO and Executive Director in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Ms. Klapproth has more than 20 years of experience as an executive senior living professional, including positions at Covenant Living of Cromwell and CEO of Fairview, Odd Fellows Home in Groton, CT.
Marcia L. Marien ’84 has been named for her distinguished service by CTCPA Women, an award program celebrating Connecticut’s exceptional CPAs. The award was presented at the CTCPA Women’s Awards Breakfast. Ms. Marien is the Finance Director Controller for the Town of Brookfield.
Joseph D. Bruhin ’87, ’92 MBA has been appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Breakthru Beverage. Mr. Bruhin will serve on Breakthru’s Executive Leadership Team and oversee the implementation and execution of a holistic IT Strategic Plan.
Eric R. Judge ’87, ’92 MBA is currently a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones and has just published Out of Town Landlord – Lessons Learned During the Great Recession. His book is available for purchase from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Out-Town-Landlord-Lessons-Recession/dp/1641113782.
Kenneth F. Martino, Jr. ’80, 82 MBA has been promoted to President of MedRisk. Mr. Martino joined the company last year as Executive President of Business Development. In his new position, he will lead enterprise-wide operations for the customer and patient experience, quality assurance, provider relations, and billing and revenue optimization.
Paula B. Woodhouse ’82 has joined the Savings Bank of Danbury as Vice President Commercial Lender. Ms. Woodhouse has worked in Commercial Banking for over 25 years, most recently serving as the Head of Business Banking at Union Savings Bank in Danbury.
Brian P. Reilly ’85 has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Chimera Investment Corporation, Inc. (NYSE: CIM). Mr. Reilly will serve as a Class III Director and will stand for election at the Company’s 202 shareholder meeting for the remaining two years of the Class III Director term. He will also serve on the Audit Committee, as a Financial Expert, and the Risk Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors.