Category: Business

school of business alumni included in note

Deborah Fuhr ’82 (BUS)

Deborah Fuhr ’82 (BUS), managing partner and co-founder at ETFGI LLP, an independent research and consultancy firm, will be presented with the 100 Women in Finance (100WF) 2017 European Industry Leadership Award at the organization’s annual London Gala on October 11, 2017.

Each year, 100WF identifies a woman whose professional talent, business ethics, and passion for investing help define and advance the industry’s standards of excellence.

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A. ’99 J.D., ’12 MBA, ’15 LL.M

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A. ’99 J.D., ’12 MBA, ’15 LL.M has been appointed as a Trustee to the Connecticut Laborers’ Pension, Health, and Annuity Funds. Steve is General Counsel and Compliance Director for regional construction firm Manafort Brothers Incorporated headquartered in Plainville, Conn.

Kerry (Coffey) Welton ’10 (CLAS) and Jeffrey Welton ’08 (BUS)

Kerry (Coffey) Welton ’10 (CLAS) and Jeffrey Welton ’08 (BUS) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Dina, on March 18, 2017. Born a husky fan!

John O’Hara ’97 MBA

John O’Hara ’97 MBA has joined ProHealth Physicians in Farmington, Conn. as a Finance Director. Previously, was the Director Medicaid Financial and Business Performance at Tufts Health Plan in Watertown, Mass.

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 (CLAS), ’99 MBA

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 (CLAS), ’99 MBA, owner of JLA Group, will be awarded the 2017 U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Innovation & Performance Award at the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 2017. This prestigious award recognizes women-owned small business owners who exhibit outstanding innovation and/or performance on a key contract that will significantly bolster their ability to secure future opportunities. She has also been selected to present at the Southern New England Conference-Project Management Institute 12th Annual Conference at the Connecticut Convention Center on April 24, 2017.

Joan (Vol Janin) Destino ’66 (ED)

Joan (Vol Janin) Destino ’66 (ED) recently published a novel about Las Vegas in the 90’s with a back story about post World War II Germany entitled RIVER CARD, available on Amazon. She and her husband David Destino ’66 (BUS), a retired partner of the Baker Hostetler law firm, live in Las Vegas.

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A.’99 JD, ’12 MBA, ’15 ML

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A.’99 JD, ’12 MBA, ’15 ML has been appointed as a Trustee to the Connecticut Laborers’ Pension, Health, and Annuity Funds. Steve is General Counsel and Compliance Director for regional construction firm Manafort Brothers Incorporated headquartered in Plainville, Conn.

LeeAnn (Landrigan) Coleman ’83 (BUS)

LeeAnn (Landrigan) Coleman ’83 (BUS), originally the Controller of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), was promoted in 2016 to Deputy Director, Financial Services. She was honored by the City of Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh as an Innovation Excellence Award winner. The award acknowledges innovative ideas, hard work, and commitment of the City of Boston employees. Her team was selected for the role they played in launching the BRA’s new web-based Property Management Solution to proactively manage its commercial real estate portfolio.