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.
John E. Delaney ’87, ’96 MBA has been appointed to Vice President of Sales at Boral Building Products, a provider of siding, trim, and exterior accessories to the residential and commercial construction markets. In his position, Mr. Delaney will lead the sales teams across all of Boral Building Products’ 12 brands, including Versetta Stone, TruExterior Siding & Trim, Kleer Lumber, Mid-America Siding Components, Tapco Tools, and Grayne engineered siding.
Raul Villar, Jr. ’98 MBA has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Paycor, a Human Capital Management (HCM) company. Mr. Villar joins Paycor from AdvancedMD, a provider of SaaS, multi-tenant cloud solutions for independent physicians, where he served as CEO since 2015.
Alexander Hanna ’03 is the new Assistant Principal of Cloonan Middle School in Stamford, CT. Mr. Hanna has served as Cloonan’s administrative intern for the past four years. Prior to becoming Cloonan’s administrative intern, Mr. Hanna worked in the district for eight years as a math teacher, math support specialist, and athletic coach at the middle and high school levels.
Jasmine Alcantara ’95, ’99 MBA opened a New England-based health and wellness company, Jasmine Yoga (@FlowWithJasmine). By pairing her pre-medical degrees with 20 years of health industry experience, she has created unique yoga and meditation programs for corporations, groups, and individuals, including special events and retreats to achieve specific outcomes.