Jack Gordon ’17 MBA

Jack GordonJack Gordon ’17 MBA has been appointed chief financial officer of Harri, a recruitment and workforce management platform for the hospitality industry. Gordon joined Harri in 2022 as Senior Vice President of Finance.

Mike Zacchea ’12 MBA

Mike ZaccheaMike Zacchea ’12 MBA, founder of UConn’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV), was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2022 posthumously. Zacchea, a decorated veteran of the U.S.Marine Corps, founded the EBV program in 2009. EBV offers cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.

Denise Whitford ’17 MBA

Denise Whitford

Denise Whitford ’17 MBA has been named the State Star for 2022 by the Connecticut Small Business Development Center. With more than two decades of experience in bank operations, lending, sales, and service management, Whitford shares her knowledge and extensive business acumen to help her clients build the best chance of enduring growth and profitability.

Asif Mahammad Syed ’11 MBA

Asif Mahammad SyedAsif Mahammad Syed ’11 MBA, vice president, Data Strategy at HSB, a Munich Re Company, has joined CDO Magazine’s Global Editorial Board. The editorial board shares expert opinions and innovations in data and analytics, through editorials, content development, as well as speaking engagements, interviews, and research.