Amanda N. Balboni ’08, ’10 MSA has been named Assistant Vice President at Kaman. Last July, Kaman commemorated the first deliveries of the new K_MAX helicopters. The company also established Women Advocating Leadership at Kaman to hire, retain and promote more women. The program also seeks to change Kaman’s culture “to be more accepting of women in leadership roles,” give women equal access to development opportunities and create a family-friendly workplace.
Tracy L. McCarthy ’02 MBA has been named Director of Operations at Sylvester Manor. In this newly created position, Mrs. McCarthy will oversee day-to-day activities and will assist in monitoring budgets, personnel evaluations and recruitment, communications and marketing, as well as creating policies and procedures. Previously, Ms. McCarthy led the operations of Media Ventures, Inc. as owner and president.
John R. McFarland ’03 MBA was promoted to Vice President of Commercial Marketing and Contractor Strategy at Hubbell Incorporated, expanding his role in developing Hubbell’s strategy and focus on the construction market. In this position, Mr. McFarland will focus on large contractors, design engineers, and architects, expanding Hubbell’s reach in this vertical market. The position includes responsibility for Hubbell’s web resource development and strategy, as well as Hubbell’s social media direction.
Thomas L. Rogers ’06 joined the Charlotte Market of The Siegfried Group, LLP as a Manager. Siegfried works alongside financial executives across the nation on their most important accounting and finance projects. Previously, Mr. Rogers was at Wells Fargo to assemble a “Center of Excellence” team charged with the review of financial products at origination.
Michael P. Jordan ’01, ’02 MS was recognized as Top Accountant or Financial Advisor Under 40 at the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal’s CPA and Financial Advisors Awards Program on November 7, 2017. Mr. Jordan is the Managing Director of Andersen Tax LLC in Old Greenwich, CT.
James F. Leddy, ’03 MBA has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of The Chefs’ Warehouse, a premier distributor of specialty food products in the United States. Mr. Leddy brings over 25 years of financial leadership to The Chefs’ Warehouse, including at JetBlue Airways, NBCUniversal and General Electric.
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.