Carolyne I. Gatesy ’79 MBA has been honored by the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce as its Businessperson of the Year. Ms. Gatesy is an entrepreneur and has launched and sold several successful tech startups and now operates Main Street Office Center in downtown Glastonbury.
Conor Horrigan ’11 MBA has left a high paying job on Wall Street to follow his dreams. While enrolled at UConn and working closely with professors in the MBA program, he created a business plan and strategy that helped him win the seed money to start his company, Half Full Brewery in Stamford. Mr. Horrigan has been recognized on the “40 Under 40” list that recognizes those who are pursuing their dreams. Mr. Horrigan has said that “UConn’s paw prints are all over his company.”