Haiyan Grzelak ’06 EMBA has been awarded the Teacher of the Year award at the Chinese Cultural Center at Central Connecticut State University where she taught Chinese to a class of students ranging in age from 11-50.
Diana J. Piquette ’06, ’07 MSA has joined The Phoenix Companies, Inc. as second vice president, GAAP accounting and assistant controller. MS. Piquette was most recently an audit manager at Deloitte & Touche, focused on life insurance accounts.
Ryan J. Krueger ’06 has been appointed to managing director of equity research at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Prior to his appointment at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Mr. Krueger served at Dowling & Partners securities as partner and sector head.
Matthew J. DiGeronimo ’06 EMBA founded, launched and grew Hawaii’s largest mergers & acquisitions firm, Smith Floyd M&A, in 2010 and has completed over $50 million in business transactions. Mr. DiGeronimo has also developed a strong public speaking and radio presence and has launched a weekly radio show, “The Smith Floyd Water Cooler” on the Wall Street Network.
Jordan Cohen Coe ’06 MBA has been named as Connecticut Magazines “Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2013”. Ms. Coe grew up working at the family ShopRite grocery store in Manchester, and since graduating from UConn her role in the enterprise has expanded; she now oversees many business aspects and 400 employees, as well as “The Exceptional Experience” program, aimed at improving conditions for shoppers and employees.