John C. Lent ’87 MBA has been appointed to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation and its subsidiary Atlantic Coast Bank. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Lent served as the president of Temenos Advisory.
John Y. Kim ’87 MBA has been elected a vice chairman of New York Life. Mr. Kim will now oversee the company’s technology function. He is currently the president of New York Life’s Investments Group.
William M. Nelson ‘87 MBA has been named as the manager for high income funds at Ivy Funds. Mr. Nelson is also a portfolio manager of Ivy Funds VIP High Income and Waddell & Reed Advisors High Income Fund.
Stuart A. King ’87 MBA has been appointed to vice president of northeast energy consulting at Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC. Mr. King joins Amerex with over 30 years of energy industry experience, most recently serving as the director of northeast sales for NextEra Energy Services.
Mark L. Boxer ’87 MBA has joined the Board of Directors at the Grange Insurance Board. Boxer is currently the executive vice president and global chief information officer for Cigna.
Geri Armalavage ’87 is the only woman in the U.S. to receive designations from the Certified Business Appraiser as well as the Appraisal Institute. Mrs. Armalavage is the senior managing director of Valbridge Property Advisors. Mrs. Armalavage has over 26 years of experience in her field.
Todd A. Krygier ’87 has been named the new coach of the Muskegon Lumberjacks, a tier one junior hockey team. Mr. Krygier was a University of Connecticut All-American and was the first and only player in the history of UConn to play in the NHL. Mr. Krygier has also coached hockey for 12 years, bringing the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup Finals.
James P. Towey, Jr. ’87, ’96 EMBA has been hired at Onset Computer Corporation, Inc. as the new director of engineering. Mr. Towey has a background in product development, engineering R&D, design, manufacturing, and support. Most recently Mr. Towey served as vice president of engineering for Emprix and also spent time at Starent Networks as director of IP multimedia development.