Gregory J. Dickinson ’91 has been named South Carolina Market President at Aqueta Bank. He is based in the newly opened Charleston Office. Previously, he was commercial banking market manager at Capital Bank. He is a deacon at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Etiwan District Chairman for Coastal Council BSA and a volunteer lacrosse coach in the Town of Mount Pleasant and City of Charleston Recreation departments.
Jacinth C. Smiley ’91 has been named Chief Accounting Officer at LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Ms. Smiley joins LyondellBasell from General Electric Oil & Gas, where she served as Chief Financial Officer for the North America Region.
David J. Whitehouse ’95 EMBA has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of Senscio Systems, Inc., which developed the nation’s leading home-based digital health solution, Ibis™. Prior to joining Senscio, Dr. Whitehouse served as Chief Medical Officer at UST-Global, where he spearheaded their digital health transformation initiative. He has served on the clinical faculty at Dartmouth, Harvard, and Yale. He currently serves on the Board of Brain Net, in addition to the Healthcare Management Advisory Board at UConn.
Joseph A. Reppert ’94 MBA has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Adventist Health, a non-profit health system serving more than 75 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Mr. Reppert spent the majority of his career as a CFO with several different health organizations, including CFO for North Mississippi Health Services, where he helped lead a team to win the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award twice.
Mary Kay Fenton ’91 MBA is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals in New Haven and has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association. Leading Achillion’s financial and administrative departments since the company’s inception, Ms. Fenton is responsible for financial strategy and capital formation, financial reporting and compliance, and treasury and tax functions, as well as operating functions such as investor relations, risk management, facilities management, purchasing, and information technology.
Jeffrey Deldin ’92 has joined World Insurance Associates LLC, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, as a Partner of the firm. Mr. Deldin began his career with Continental Insurance, followed by 3 years with Dunlap Corporation as a Surety Bond Agent and Broker. In 1998, Jeff joined Bruen Deldin DiDio Associates, Inc. He sits on various agency council boards and has served 12 years with the Board of Directors of the Associated Builders and Contractors – CT Chapter.
Frances Trelease ’83, ’96 MBA is the founder of Boomer Den, LLC, an adult internship program. Boomer Den connects adult professionals with business owners who need professional, skilled support, and who welcome the maturity and experience of an adult. Following an initial, risk-free trial run, employers have the option to hire the candidate. http://www.boomerden.com/
Jasmine Alcantara ’95, ’99 MBA has been named a finalist for the 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year Award. The Enterprising Women of the Year Award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. The winning nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Ms. Alcantara is the Owner/Consultant at JLA Group.
Jeffrey W. Rossi ’93 was recognized as the Most Trusted Financial Advisor at the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal’s CPA and Financial Advisors Awards Program on November 7, 2017. Mr. Rossi is the Office Managing Partner at CohnReznick, LLP in Stamford, CT.
Kimberly 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.