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.

Christopher C. Atkinson ’97

Christopher C. Atkinson ’97 has joined Investor Management Services as their new Chief Executive Officer. The company is an award winning software-as-a-service provider for commercial real estate owners and operators. Mr. Atkinson has 20-years of software experience and accelerates revenue growth, as well as operational excellence. Previously, he was CEO of Knowledge Tree and Executive Vice President of StrikeIron, both companies growing tremendously under his management.

Joanne C. Kelleher ’87, ’91 MBA


Joanne C. Kelleher ’87, ’91 MBA has been named the director of Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington.  Ms. Kelleher has extensive background in business operations and administration, project management, marketing, grant writing and community engagement.  She was most recently the vice president of operations at SecureRF Corporation and is also very active in the Southington community.

Kim A. Keck ’93 MBA

Kim A. Keck '93 MBA
Kim A. Keck ’93 MBA has been appointed as the president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  Ms. Keck will be Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s first female president and CEO and the company’s seventh overall in its 77-year history.  She joins the company from her previous position as senior vice president at Aetna.