John P. Prinner ’84 has been named as chief financial officer at CRN International. Mr. Prinner will be able to tap into his experience of working with companies where innovation, customer service and alignment of financial/operational strategies drive growth and profitability. Mr. Prinner will be part of CRN’s executive management team.
John Y. Kim ’87 MBA has been elected president of America’s largest mutual life insurance company, New York Life. Mr. Kim will retain the role of chief investment officer as well as overall responsibility for the investments group and enterprise-wide technology. With Mr. Kim’s promotion to president, the company’s largest business unit, the Insurance and Agency Group, has been added to his current responsibilities.
David M. Jurasek ’86 MBA David M. Jurasek ’86 MBA has been named the principal financial officer and principal accounting officer of Crystal Rock. Mr. Jurasek joined Crystal Rock in 1995 and has served as their vice president of finance, assistant secretary, controller and director of finance historically.
Donald P. Weinstein, ’87 has been appointed by Audioeye, Inc. as their new chief financial officer. Mr. Weinstein most recently worked for Tatum, an executive staffing firm. Mr. Weinstein has extensive experience with various companies as previously he was self-employed as a contract chief financial officer.
Frank C. Wuest ’82 has joined Marcus Partners as a principal with a focus on acquisitions and redevelopment. Mr. Wuest’s knowledge of many different product types and his skill set in acquisitions, development, redevelopment and management, will further enhance Marcus Partners ability to deliver strong returns and create value for their investors.
Roger Samuel ’83 MBA has been promoted to executive vice president and practice leader by his employer, MSA Executive Search. Mr. Samuel joined MSA Executive Search in 2006 as vice president and brings more than 35 years of organizational leadership and management development experience along with an extensive background in healthcare governance to his new role.
Robert D. O’Boyle ’89 has been appointed by the board of the Liquid Holdings Corporation to the position of president. Mr. O’Boyle had been already serving as executive vice president of sales and marketing of the company. In his new role, Mr. O’Boyle will continue to oversee sales and marketing along with being responsible for managing both client services and product strategy moving forward in his newly appointed position.
Katherine H. Emery ’81 has been named by the Connecticut Technology Council as a recipient of their 2015 Women of Innovation award. Ms. Emery is the founder and CEO of Walker Systems Support in Farmington.