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.
Jennifer S. Collier ’02 MBA has been named Senior Vice President of Stop-Loss & Health at Sun Life, the largest independent stop-loss insurance provider in the country. As a registered nurse and MBA, Ms. Collier brings both clinical and business management expertise to risk and cost management strategies for Sun Life’s self-funded employer clients. Ms. Collier joins Sun Life from Cigna, where most recently she was chief operating officer of its middle market operations.
Jon M. Adinolfi ‘99 a hardware and home improvement veteran, has been named the Hillman US Divisional President. Mr. Adinolfi joins Hillman after serving as President-US Retail of Stanley Black & Decker Inc.