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The News & Notes is a resource for alumni and current students of the University of Connecticut School of Business to stay up-to-date with their alumni network. We hope by providing information about our accomplished alumni, students and other alumni will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding about their industry and broaden their network.


Kimberly Markey ’96, ’04 MBA

Kimberly Markey '96 '04 MBAKimberly 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.


Mark Boxer ’87 MBA

Mark Boxer '87 MBAMark Boxer ’87 MBA has been inducted into the Southington High School Wall of Honor. Mr. Boxer was an honor student at SHS, but he said it was the community service program that really prepared him for a successful career. “It instilled in me the fact that giving back to those in need is not only necessary, it is expected.” The Wall of Honor inductee serves as an Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Cigna.


John F. Farrace ’93

John F. Farrace '93John F. Farrace ’93, has accepted the position of Managing Director in SierraConstellation Partners, LLC’s Los Angeles office. SCP is an interim management and advisory firm to middle-market companies in transition. Before joining SCP, Mr. Farrace was a Managing Director and Group Head in CIT Group’s Commercial Finance unit and was Head of Corporate Banking at OneWest Bank.

Christopher R. MacPherson ’98

Christopher R. MacPherson ’98, a principal of The MacPherson Gilchrest Group, has joined the Glastonbury, CT office of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. The MacPherson Gilchrest Group was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch.

Evan T. Gilchrest ’05

Evan T. Gilchrest '05Evan T. Gilchrest ’05, a principal of The MacPherson Gilchrest Group, has been named one America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Managers by Forbes. Mr. Gilchrest has joined the Glastonbury, CT office of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. The MacPherson Gilchrest Group was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch.