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December 2017 Class Notes

SUBMIT CLASS NOTES

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

Weddings

1970-1979 

1973: CAROLE P. KUNSTADTKundstadt
The Kuniyoshi Fund Committee, in cooperation with the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum Award Committee, has honored Carole P. Kunstadt (HAS) of West Hurley, N.Y., with its outstanding achievement award. An artist, she was recognized for her “steady, persistent and personal approach to her work, broad exploration of various media and courage with taking artistic risks.”

1980-1989

Nakhimovsky1985: ALEX NAKHIMOVSKY
Pianist Alex Nakhimovsky (HARTT), M’88 (HARTT) of West Hartford, Conn. participated in the Friends of the Avon (Conn.) Library’s Sundays at Three popular music series.

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1990–1999

1992: BARRY SHIFFMANShiffman
Barry Shiffman
AD (HARTT) of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada the new artistic director at Rockport Music and recently performed with Ying Quartet and cellist Zuill Bailey, both Grammy Award winners, at the Shain Liu Performance Center in Rockport, Mass.

1992: GIRISH RISHI
Girish Rishi M (BARNEY) of Paradise Valley, Az., serves on the board at Insight Enterprises, Inc. He is currently the chief executive officer at JDA Software Group. Inc.

1995: DAVID KRUPNICK
David Krupnick
(A&S) of Mattituck, N.Y., was promoted to senior vice president as Duro Dyne, a leading manufactuer of sheet metal accessories and equipment. He has more than 20 years of experience with the company, primarily in sales, and previously served as the territory manager for the Northeastern United States. 

1995: MARY LAWRENCELawrence
Weekend Kitchen of Essex, Conn. invited Mary Lawrence M (ENHP) of Wethersfield, Conn as guest chef for "A Very Vegan New Year Three Course Dinner". She is a vegan chef and wellness educator for Well on Wheels, Connecticut’s premier vegan personal chef service. Lawrence is a board member of the American Vegan Society and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events, including the North American Vegetarian Society’s annual Summerfest.

1996: KEVIN GROZIO
Worcester, Mass. based Fallon Health has promoted Kevin Grozio (BARNEY) of Wilbraham, Mass., to chief financial officer and senior vice president. Previously, he was vice president for underwriting and actuarial services. Grozio has also worked at Connecticut Care, Inc. and Affiliates and United Healthcare.

1997: JIMMY GREENE
Jimmy Greene (HARTT) of Sandy Hook, Conn. recently performed a benefit concert in memory of his daughter, Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, who lost her life in the Sandy Hook shootings. The "Love Wins! Benefit Concert" was held at Western Connecticut State University in December and benefitted the Ana Marquez-Greene Scholarship Fund.

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2000-2009


2002: CHERYL HANCIN PRESTON
The city of Norwich has selected Cheryl Hancin Preston M (BARNEY) of Norwich, Conn., as its recreation director. Most recently, she was the recreation director in Colchester, Conn.

2002: DEREK SUDDONSSuddons
Derek Suddons (BARNEY) of Whitby, Ontario, CN began his 16th season of professional lacrosse in December playing with the New England Black Wolves (Uncasville, Conn.) of the National Lacrosse League.

Bradlee2005: SCOTT BRADLEE
Scott Bradlee (HARTT) of Los Angeles, Calif., is releasing a book, Outside the Jukebox, detailing the rise of Postmodern Jukebox, a performance group that puts their own twist on musical standards. The book is a story of how Bradlee took the group “from that basement in Queens all the way to a headlining show at Radio City Music Hall.” 

2006: GUILAINE MENEFEEMenefee
Your Fitness Network CEO Guilaine Menefee (BARNEY) of Bloomfield, Conn., was honored by the Minority Inclusion Project at their first MIP Honors Fundraiser. She was recognized for her efforts as a champion for diversity, equity, inclusion, philanthropy, innovation, and community leadership.

Perzan2008: EMILY PERZAN
Emily Perzan (HARTT) of Kensington, Conn, is starring as the wicked witch in Jam Theatricals’ tour of The Wizard of Oz.

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2010–2017

2017: ERIC BEAUREGARD
Eric Beauregard (A&S) of Hopkinton, Mass, has joined Applied Photophysics in its United States operations as a service engineer. Applied Photophysics, headquartered in Leatherhead, Surrey, UK, is a leading provider of systems and accessories for the biophysical characterization of biomolecules.

2017: COLIN WORRICH
Colin Worrich (CETA) of Bethlehem, Pa., has been hired by Acentech, a multi-disciplinary acoustics consulting firm. Worrich will work with the firm’s architectural acoustics group from its Trevose. Pa. office. He originally came to Acentech as a summer intern while earning his undergraduate degree at UHart.

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WEDDINGS

YoungCHRISTINE YANIRE RIVERIA ’07 (ENHP) and WILLIAM YOUNG ’07 (A&S) of Hackensack, N.J. were married July 22nd , 2017 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. She is a chiropractor and property manager, while he is a compliance attorney.

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