Category: Business

school of business alumni included in note

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.

Jennifer Monahan ’95 MBA

Jennifer Monahan ’95 MBA recently released her first book, This Trip Will Change Your Life: A Shaman’s Story of Spirit Evolution, which was selected as a finalist in the 2016 USA Best Book Awards in the Spiritual – Inspirational category.

Jessica McCauley ’97 (BUS)

Jessica McCauley ’97 (BUS) is proud to announce her promotion to Partner at Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, an accounting firm in Fairfield, Conn.

Danielle (Beil) Nartowicz ’03 (BUS)

Danielle (Beil) Nartowicz ’03 (BUS) is thrilled to announce that she as been promoted to Group Vice President of Financial Planning at Macy’s. Nartowicz has been with Macy’s for over 10 years.

Eric Wetherell ’89 (BUS)

Eric Wetherell CPA ’89 (BUS) has joined Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) as principal in the firm’s Portland, Maine office.

S. Robert (Bob) Dilworth ’50 (BUS)

S. Robert (Bob) Dilworth ’50 (BUS) of Bay Harbor Islands, FL. passed away peacefully on July 27, 2016 after a brief illness at the age of 90. He had a distinguished and successful professional career as an executive in real estate and development. He was the beloved husband of Aline Bergeron and cherished father to Linda Wagner, Carolyn Dilworth Runowicz ’73 (CLAS) and Jeffrey Dilworth. He is also survived by 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.