Amber Moore ’09, ’11 MSA has been named the advisory council chair of The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.Moore, a manager at Goldblatt Bokoff, LLC in Norwich, CT, has served the CTCPA as a member of the Advisory Council, State Taxation Committee, Federal Taxation Committee, New and Young Professionals Group, Southeastern Connecticut Chapter, and Technology Committee.
Michael Jen Maksymiw MSA ’05 has been named secretary of The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Maksymiw, a partner with Marcum LLP in West Hartford, CT, has served the CTCPA as chair of the Advisory Council, a member-at-large of the Board of Directors, a member of the New and Young Professionals Cabinet, and a member of the Strategic Planning Committee.
Robert P. Amenta ’07 was recently promoted to lead portfolio manager, US High Yield and co-lead portfolio manager, Global High Yield at NN Investment Partners in New York, NY. In this role, Amenta is responsible for all portfolio and investment decisions regarding the firm’s US and global-focused high yield bond investment strategies. He has worked at NNIP (formerly ING Investment Management) since 2012.
Robert Statchen ’01 MBA is running for the 18th District Senate seat against incumbent Heather Somers ’88.
Kevin M. Gokey ’02, ’04 MSA has been named Chief Financial Officer at The Siemon Company, Watertown, CT effective January 1, 2021.
Karen Sills ’06 JD was named a member of the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 under Forty Class of 2020. Sills, who also earned a Tax Studies Certificate from UConn, is the vice president & corporate counsel at Prudential Financial’s Retirement Division and is responsible for providing a wide range of proactive legal advice. She leads a team of attorneys, which supports Retirement’s investment products businesses, including both market value investments and industry-leading stable value platform.
Rachel Fain ’07 was named a member of the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 under Forty Class of 2020. Fain is a partner at Halloran Sage where she is a co-chair of the firm’s insurance coverage litigation practice group and handles coverage disputes and personal injury litigation. She previously served as co-chair of the firm’s pro bono committee and organized pro bono representation to veterans throughout Connecticut through Connecticut Veterans Legal Center.
Matthew Curtin ’03 was named a member of the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 under Forty Class of 2020. Curtin is a partner at Murtha Cullina, where he practices labor and employment law and chairs Murtha’s data privacy and cybersecurity practice group. He is the current chair of the Connecticut Bar Association’s labor and employment law section and has achieved International Association of Privacy Professional certification. Curtin also volunteers for the St. James School Board in Manchester, CT.
Stacy M. Georgette ’09, ’15 MSHRM during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Georgette was selected to manage the facility labor pool under Incident Command Operations at the largest hospital in the Kitsap/Olympic Peninsula, Harrison Medical Center. She has been working hard on the front lines to ensure the facility has functioned with the needed resources and support.
Christine M. Cross ’02 EMBA has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Limelight Networks, Inc. In her new role, she will lead the company’s global marketing organization and be responsible for all aspects of Limelight’s marketing strategy and execution, including product management, demand generation, branding, strategic events and communications.