Summer 2023

News, Notes, and Nods: Graduates

A group of alumni pose for a photo while sitting at a restaurant table


Vicki Dempsey MBA’94, vice president of sales and marketing at Jancyn Inc., said the company recently moved from San Jose to Alameda, California. Jancyn, which was founded in 1980, helps businesses learn more about their customers by using surveys and evaluations. Dempsey has worked at Jancyn since 2009.

Portrait of Dick HowellDick Howell MBA’94 recently earned the designation of Five Star Wealth Manager in Boston magazine’s March 2023 issue, the second year he has been named. Howell, formerly vice president of Staples’ e-commerce, analytics, and site operations, joined The Bulfinch Group in 2016, citing “their culture and philosophy toward holistic wealth management.”


Heidy Frank MS’03 was recently named to Morgan Stanley’s Pacesetter’s Club, a global recognition program for financial advisors who have demonstrated high professional standards and first-class client service at an early stage in their career. Frank serves as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley’s wealth management office in Coral Gables, Florida.


Andrew Walsh MBA’06 joined Verrill Law as partner at the firm’s Westport, Connecticut, office. Walsh will focus on counseling businesses of all sizes—including startups, investment funds, and large corporations, as well as their individual principals—on a variety of legal matters. He also will provide strategic advice on issues such as private securities offerings, shareholder matters, limited partnership opportunities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, restructurings, and other complex legal issues.

Portrait of Marcus WiseMarcus Wise MBA’06 was appointed CEO of Wise Music Group’s European regions. Wise, who was promoted in February, will lead the family business and focus on the organization’s music publishing and record company interests across the continent. “It is both an honor and a privilege to take over the reins of my family’s European business,” Wise said. “I look forward to supporting our historic publishing houses by increasing our core activities in sync and classical music.”


Rashel Masters MBA’11 has been promoted to senior documentation manager at Ocient, where she leads a team that creates documentation for the Ocient Hyperscale Data Warehouse. Ocient, based in Chicago, has solutions tailored for hyperscale data sets, enabling organizations to quickly sort through mountains of data to find the most useful information.


Gustavo Mayen MBA’17 received the Western New England University School of Law’s 2023 Ascending Alumni Award. The award recognizes alumni who are within 10 years of graduation from the School of Law and have shown leadership in their chosen field and the community.


Jessica Lynch ’13, MS’13, MBA’18: See Undergraduates, 2013.


A group of alumni pose for a photo while sitting at a restaurant table

Carmen Suen MBA’21 organized a reunion with some of her part-time MBA classmates May 6 in Framingham, Massachusetts. Suen, who previously worked at Babson as an engagement specialist at the Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, shared pictures of her classmates, including (from left to right): John Fontaine MBA’21, Zareen Amber ’04, MBA’20, Stephanie Tidman ’11, MBA’21, Benjamin Fradin MBA’21, Jean-Noel Pellegrin MBA’21, Suen, and Amrutha Ananth MBA’21.

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