Tom Orkisz ’09, chairman and CEO of Inline Plastics, has been named among New Haven Business Journal’s Power 25 – Class of 2023. Inline Plastics specializes in creating clear, recyclable plastic food containers and Orkisz is being recognized for his recent efforts involving the innovation and expansion of the company. He has worked at Inline for more than 32 years.
Christopher Calio ’00 MBA, ’00 JD
Colin Rosenberg ’09
Jay Goldberg ’01
Rimvydas Baltaduonis ’02 MS, ’07 Ph.D.
Monica A Caldas Benton ’01
Monica A Caldas Benton ’01, currently deputy chief information officer at Liberty Mutual, has been named executive vice president and chief information officer of Liberty Mutual effective January 2023. Prior to joining Liberty Mutual, Caldas Benton spent 17 years at GE before leaving to become executive vice president and global CIO for GRM.
Michael Colonnese ’09
Vikram Nafde ’05 MBA
Vikram Nafde ’05 MBA has been named executive vice president and chief information officer in charge of Information Technology for Webster Financial Corporation, the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. As a member of Webster Bank’s Executive Management Committee (EMC), Nafde is responsible for the strategy and execution of all Webster technology, including cybersecurity, data strategy and tech innovation.
Brett Eagleson ’08
Brett Eagleson ’08 has joined The Washington Trust Company in the bank’s commercial real estate group, as vice president and relationship manager in Connecticut. A lifelong Connecticut resident, Eagleson has 14 years of experience in the commercial real estate lending industry, with specific expertise in industrial, multi-family, retail, office, special use, and construction-to-permanent asset classes. Most recently, Eagleson served as vice president and commercial loan officer at Guilford Savings Bank.
Elizabeth J. Mattern ‘08, ‘14 MBA
Elizabeth J. Mattern ‘08, ‘14 MBA has been named one of the Top 100 Women Leaders in Connecticut for 2022 by Women We Admire. Ms. Mattern is a Regional Vice President for Equitable, one of America’s leading financial services companies.She began her career at the UConn Foundation.