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NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS:
Jeff Cordisco ’99: Director, Fairstead
Barrett Ilic ’99: Director of Business Development, Whiplash
William Emm ’00: Interim Vice President, Administration and Finance, Jefferson Community College
Tracy Seligman ’02, ’03 M.S.: Managing Director, PwC
Jeff Palumbo ’06: Global Senior Product Manager, Esports and CTE, Lenovo
Matthew Palermo ’12: Music Economics and Valuation Manager, Citrin Cooperman
Eric Reilly ’12: Account Director, MullenLowe U.S.
Joe Hanko ’14: Senior Delivery Manager, Amazon Web Services
Jeremy Apple ’16: Managing Director, ESG and Strategic Communications, Riveron
Connor Greene ’16: Trust Solutions Manager, PwC
Susan Huang ’16: Manager, Internal Audit and Financial Advisory, Protiviti
Tara Nason ’16: Managing Consultant, CrossCountry Consulting
Joe Accinno ’17 MBA: Senior Financial Analyst, CareRev
Sam Levis ’17: Senior Sales Development Representative, Gong
Greg Gokce Serdar ’17 Ph.D.: Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Paseka School of Business, Minnesota State University
Jess Behr ’18: Merchandising Manager, De Beers Group
Samuel Busco ’18: Senior Associate, PwC
Emily Kenney ’18: Executive Trainer, Rocket Central
Swetha Krishnan ’18 MS: Senior Associate, Digital Assurance and Transparency, PwC
Mackenzie Shine ’18: Senior Associate, PwC
Klint Drici ’19: Senior Business Development Executive, Mesh Payments
Jack Geismar ’19: Enterprise Account Executive, Adenza
Tiana Gong ’19: Assistant Vice President, Citi Global Wealth
Sam Levy ’19: Client Development Manager, Third Bridge Group Limited
Jamie Martin ’19: Program Manager, RenoRun
Emily Blum ’21: Investor Relations Associate, Prosek Partners
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:
In April 2022, Michael B. Elmes, ’89 Ph.D., professor of business at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was awarded the WPI Board of Trustees Chair’s Exemplary Faculty Award, which recognizes WPI faculty members who excel in all areas of faculty performance, including teaching, research and scholarship, and advising. Elmes has been a professor of organization studies at WPI Business School since 1990, and has published more than 50 papers, conference proceedings, and books on numerous topics related to organizations—as well as work-related to high-altitude mountaineering. He directs WPI’s Project Center in Wellington, New Zealand.
IN THE MEDIA:
Barbara Hagen ’92, vice president, sales and marketing at ThriftBooks, shared her perspectives in the article “How to Create a Fantastic Retail Experience that Keeps Bringing Customers Back for More” published by Authority Magazine.
Mad Good Food begins its 3rd season on Tastemade with host Derrell Smith ’10 (iSchool), ’13 M.A. (NEW), of the Young Whitman Advisory Council, airing Thursdays at 7 pm ET. Smith also discusses his dedication to sharing nostalgic, soulful dishes on The Daily Blast Live.
Richard Hutchison ’18 MBA, a Technology Education teacher at William Byrd Middle School, was featured in the Vinton Messenger for bringing a business world experience to his eighth graders with a unit based on “Shark Tank.”
Robert B. Menschel ’51, H’91, Syracuse University Trustee and philanthropist, passed away on May 27, 2022, at the age of 92.
Timothy Sullivan ’88, ’92 MBA passed away on June 16, 2022.