Melissa B. Cummings ’98 MBA has joined Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island as chief marketing and sales officer. Ms. Cummings currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Connecticut Center for Healthcare and Insurance Studies.
John P. Gianukakis ’98 MBA has been appointed to vice president and treasurer of Frontier Communications Corporation. Mr. Gianukakis has 25 years of experience in treasury, financial services capital markets, insurance, bank relationships, and investment and commercial banking and information technology. Most recently Mr. Gianukakis was the senior vice president of finance and treasurer of Castleton Commodities International.
Stephen T. Surprenant ’98 MBA has been named vice president, Mission Integration, at Saint Francis Care. Mr. Surprenant most recently served as senior vice president and chief operating officer with Mercy Community Health. He also serves as a member of the advisory committee for Partners in CPE Program for Saint Francis and led a “Values in Practice” initiative at Mercy Community Health for over nine years.