Robert M. Casey ’05 MBA has joined Cipperman Compliance Services in Wayne, Pennsylvania as managing director. Cipperman provides a variety of compliance and consulting services to investment firms, advisors private equity firms and hedge funds.
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.
Robert Casey ’05 EMBA is currently the vice president and director of mutual fund compliance at Hartford Funds. Mr. Casey, his wife Barbara and family moved from Storrs to Malvern, Pennsylvania in conjunction with the recent relocation of the Hartford Funds from Simsbury, Connecticut to Radnor, Pennsylvania.
Gerald D. Starsia ’95 EMBA has been appointed to senior associate dean and chief operating officer at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Mr. Starsia has worked at the University of Virginia since 2001 and recently was the senior associate dean of administration.
Christopher L. Ayers ’96 EMBA has been appointed to president and chief executive officer at WireCo WorldGroup in Kansas City. Mr. Ayers previously served as executive vice president, president of global primary products at Alcoa.
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.
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.