Tara A. Gerber ’14 MBA
Tara A. Gerber ’14 MBA has been named to the 2015 Hartford Business Journal 40 Under 40 List. Ms. Gerber is the senior director of strategy and partnerships with Travelers.
Lynn R. Esenwine ’12 MBA
Lynn R. Esenwine ’12 MBA has been appointed by MassMutual as vice president of its pension buyout business. Ms. Esenwine will be responsible for market and business development, advisor and key account management, product and solution design, quoting and analysis of business cases, oversight of plan support, and identifying future opportunities in the risk transfer market.
Kristina L. Dempsey ’11
Kristina L. Dempsey ’11 has been named a Connecticut AVP and portfolio management officer at Bank of America.
Dwayne M. Harris ’14 MBA
Dwayne M. Harris ’14 MBA has been named the new executive director of the nonprofit Little Theatre of Manchester. Mr. Harris is looking to deepen connections within the community as the support of local residents has helped the current success of the Little Theatre.
Biyu Wu ’15 Ph.D.
Biyu Wu ’15 Ph.D. has successfully defended her dissertation titled, “Do IPOs Face Higher Accounting-Related Litigation Risk? Evidence from Restatements.”
Anna S. E. Jansson Vredeveld Ph.D. ’15
Anna S. E. Jansson Vredeveld Ph.D. ’15 has successfully defended her dissertation titled, “Consumer-Brand Engagement: Cultural and Moral Manifestations”.
Mark A. Schneider ’15 Ph.D.
Mark A. Schneider ’15 Ph.D. has successfully defended his dissertation titled, “Essays on Decision Making Under Risk in Decision Theory and Auction Theory.”
Rebecca A. Ranucci ’05 MBA, ’15 Ph.D.
Rebecca A. Ranucci ’05 MBA, ’15 Ph.D. h. has successfully defended her dissertation titled, “At the Manager-Analyst Interface: Bonding, Reciprocity and Assurances”.
Shan Lin ’15 Ph.D.
Shan Lin ’15 Ph.D. has successfully defended her dissertation titled, “When Marketing Strategies Meet Wall Street.”