Kimberly Markey ’96, ’04 MBA

Kimberly Markey '96 '04 MBAKimberly Markey ’96, ’04 MBA has been appointed to Market Manager for Eemax.  Eemax has emerged as the #1 brand in their product category, tankless water heaters for both residential and commercial properties.  Eemax has called Connecticut home since 1988. With the opening of their Innovation Learning Center in Waterbury in September, the company will continue to drive growth and manufacturing innovation within the state.

John F. Farrace ’93

John F. Farrace '93John F. Farrace ’93, has accepted the position of Managing Director in SierraConstellation Partners, LLC’s Los Angeles office. SCP is an interim management and advisory firm to middle-market companies in transition. Before joining SCP, Mr. Farrace was a Managing Director and Group Head in CIT Group’s Commercial Finance unit and was Head of Corporate Banking at OneWest Bank.

Christopher R. MacPherson ’98

Christopher R. MacPherson ’98, a principal of The MacPherson Gilchrest Group, has joined the Glastonbury, CT office of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. The MacPherson Gilchrest Group was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch.

Curtis B. Smith ’90

Curtis B. Smith ’90 joined Crown World Mobility as group vice president.  Crown World Mobility is the world’s largest privately-held group of logistics and related services companies.  Mr. Smith brings a wealth of industry experience with over 20 years of experience and most recently served as vice president, client services at Cartus.

David L. Murphy ’96 MBA

David L. Murphy ’96 MBA has been appointed to head of Wealth Advisory at Boston Private, a leading provider of fully integrated wealth management, trust, and private banking services.  Mr. Murphy most recently served as the New England and Metro New York regional Investment Director at TD Bank.

Robert J. Sawicki ’95 MBA

Robert J. Sawicki ’95 MBA has joined Global Atlantic Financial Group as Senior Vice President, Head of Talent. Mr. Sawicki will be responsible for launching and integrating all talent processes including Talent Acquisition, Executive Recruiting, Talent/Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Goal Setting and Performance and Engagement. He joins Global Atlantic from Magellan Health, where he was SVP, Talent Management.

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 BS, ’99 MBA

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 BS, ’99 MBA owner of JLA Group, will be awarded the 2017 U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Innovation & Performance Award at the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit in Washington, DC on March 30, 2017. She has also been selected to present at the Southern New England Conference-Project Management Institute 12th Annual Conference at the Connecticut Convention Center on April 24, 2017. JLA Group provides a wide range of consulting and advisory services to Government clients and commercial industries such as strategic planning and communications, project management, change and performance measurement, acquisition strategy and execution, and proposal and grant development.