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.
Maryne Robin ’96 EMBA has been named Vice President of Operations for both Absolute Logic and CyberGuard360. In this role, she will work with company CEO Al Alper to develop and deliver strategies around technology and increased cyber security to protect data. Absolute Logic has been providing Fortune 500-style security and IT services, technical support and technology consulting.
Robert H. Bateman, Jr. ’91 MBA has been appointed to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Bateman joins Amerisure after holding the role of CFO with Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation. He also held numerous leadership roles at The Hartford.
Kristen Capuano ’02 has received a Top Women in Asset Management Award. Ms. Capuano, Managing Director and Head of Marketing and Product Strategy at VanEck, has been a part of growing the firm from a few billion to over $45 billion in total assets. She oversees all marketing communications, including digital marketing, active and ETF product management, and institutional marketing.
Kevin J. Pleiter ’08 EMBA has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a principal in the company’s Financial Services Advisory practice. Mr. Pleiter has more than 25 years of financial services experience and spent much of his career advising global financial services firms across investment banking, asset management, wealth management, and custody businesses in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Jimmy Q. Tang ’11 has been listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Games. Mr. Tang is currently the Senior Manager of Strategy and Finance at Twitch, a live streaming video platform. His focus is on making Twitch a more sustainable platform for its content creators, including his help in launching the Cheering product and developing the business case for the Twitch Affiliate Program, both of which greatly help people earn a living.
Bryan E. Rosenblatt ’11 has been listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Marketing and Advertising. Mr. Rosenblatt is currently the Director of Brand Partnerships for Reddit, a social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. He was most recently part of the brand partnerships team at Twitter. Mr. Rosenblatt has also been recognized by the Ad Council for championing nonprofit advertising that builds awareness around suicide prevention and has invested in startups led by underrepresented and minority founders.