Tina M. Wilson ’92 has been appointed Senior Vice President Chief Product Officer at Empower Retirement. Ms. Wilson will lead a team of 35 professionals responsible for product development while collaborating with teams across the organization, including technology, marketing and client experience.
Gregory Kirber ’13 MBA, JD and Erik B. St. Pierre ’12 MBA, JD have created PartsTech, an automotive eCommerce platform that revolutionizes the parts-ordering and procurement processes for professional technicians and auto-shop owners. PartsTech’s Director of Data Management, Eric Lough, has also studied at the UConn School of Business.
Christopher J. Calabro ’83 has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Ohio National Financial Services. Mr. Calabro is now responsible for the company’s sales, distribution and marketing efforts of Ohio National’s life and disability income insurance products within its core traditional distribution channel.
Yucheng Chen Ph.D. ‘19 successfully defended his dissertation titled, “Three Essays on Emerging Issues in Healthcare.”
Janette Edwards ’11 MBA has been named one of the Hartford Business Journal’s 2019 40 under Forty honorees. Ms. Edwards is the Vice President of Operations, Central Region, Hartford HealthCare. She oversees daily operations of The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center, with direct responsibility over 20 different departments and service lines.
Stephen J. Kinkade ’07 has drawn upon his experiences with departments of human services, education, and labor as a counselor, social worker, and program coordinator to publish “Shouting into the Mist,” with Covenant Books.
Paula B. Woodhouse ’82 has joined the Savings Bank of Danbury as Vice President Commercial Lender. Ms. Woodhouse has worked in Commercial Banking for over 25 years, most recently serving as the Head of Business Banking at Union Savings Bank in Danbury.
Frances J. Trelease ’83, ’96 MBA is the Founder of Boomr Den, LLC, an organization to help midlife adults navigate new and ongoing careers. Ms. Trelease was recently featured as a guest on Fox 61 in Hartford to discuss the dangers of falsifying or fabricating resume information.
Brian P. Reilly ’85 has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Chimera Investment Corporation, Inc. (NYSE: CIM). Mr. Reilly will serve as a Class III Director and will stand for election at the Company’s 202 shareholder meeting for the remaining two years of the Class III Director term. He will also serve on the Audit Committee, as a Financial Expert, and the Risk Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors.
George D. Morton III ’85 has been selected as the regional human resources director for Pelican Products, Inc.’s South Deerfield, Massachusetts office. Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco. In his new position, Mr. Morton will be responsible for managing tactical human resources, delivering on strategic operational goals, leading workforce planning and engaging employees for Pelican’s Eastern region.