Brian A. Lutes ’96 MBA

Brian A. Lutes ’96 MBA has been appointed to executive vice president and chief financial officer at Michael Baker International, a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services.  Mr. Lutes most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer of Sypris Solutions.

Timothy Vellrath ’69, 96 MBA

Timothy Vellrath ’69, 96 MBA has recently accepted the 2014 Excellence in Construction Innovation award presented by the Association of Walls and Ceilings Industries.  Mr. Vellrath accepted the award for Vellrath Engineering for their development of the Universal Fireproofing Patch.  The award recognizes products, services, materials, technologies or systems that improve the means and methods utilized in the wall and ceiling industry.

Nicole M. Lindsay ’96

Nicole M. Lindsay ’96 has published a new book, The MBA Slingshot for Women: Using Business School to Catapult Your Career.  Her book is a gender-based roadmap for women to develop the knowledge, skills and relationships to succeed in business school and beyond.  Ms. Lindsay’s book can be purchased on amazon.com.

Donny E. Marshall ’96

Donny E. Marshall ’96 has been appointed to analyst for the Brooklyn Nets at YES Network. Mr. Marshall is also a member of the University’s Board of Trustees, First Tee of Connecticut, Windham Hospital, and the Nutmeg State games. Mr. Marshall played on the UConn Men’s Basketball Team from 1991-1995.

James P. Towey, Jr. ’87, ’96 EMBA

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.