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Michael BroxsonMichael Broxson, ’02, has been named chief business and operating officer of Goldfinch Bio, a biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Broxson was previously at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, most recently as vice president and head of R&D business development.

Malcolm FaibyiMalcolm Fabiyi, ’08, has been appointed chief operations officer and vice president of operations of Drylet, a Houston- and San Francisco–based wastewater remediation–technology company. Prior to Drylet, Fabiyi was the global market director of Prazair, Inc.

Kareem SaadSema4, a health information company based in Stamford, Connecticut, announced the appointment of Kareem Saad, ’04, as chief strategy officer. Saad was previously chief commercial officer and executive vice president of strategy and business development for Source Medical Solutions.

No ImageRobert Holmes, ’97, joined the board of directors of The City of London Investment Trust , a British investment trust dedicated to investments in UK equities, as a non-executive director.

Nathan LacazeNathan Lacaze, ’12 (EXP-17), was named to the board of directors of Dimension Funds, a global investment firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. Lacaze is the head of portfolio management at Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Jesse SinghCarlisle Companies Incorporated, a manufacturing company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, announced that Jesse Singh, ’93, has been elected to its board of directors. Singh is CEO of The AZEK Company (formerly CPG International), a building products company based in Skokie, Illinois.

G Scott UzzelG. Scott Uzzell, ’98, was elected to the board of directors of State Bank and Trust Company and of its Atlanta-based holding company, State Bank Financial Corporation. Uzzell is president of Venturing & Emerging Brands, a division of The Coca-Cola Company.

Gannesh BhardhwajCredit Karma, a personal finance technology company based in San Francisco, named Gannesh Bharadhwaj, ’94, general manager of credit cards. Bharadhwaj was previously president of Renew Financial.

No ImageMichelle Eidson, AM ’99, MBA ’99, was named one of 2018’s Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by The Middle Market. Eidson is managing director, business development of Shorehill Capital.

Jim FishWaste Dive, an industry news publisher, named Jim Fish, ’98, president and CEO of Waste Management, Executive of the Year. The editors of Waste Dive chose winners of their 2017 Dive Awards based on resonance and industry impact. Waste Management is a Houston, Texas-based provider of comprehensive waste management services.

No ImageAnne Hamilton, ’02, was elected advisory partner of the New York office of Perella Weinberg Partners, an independent, client-focused financial services firm headquartered in New York. Hamilton is also managing director. She will focus on advising clients in the telecommunications and media sectors.

Mel HeckmanMel Heckman, ’04, became senior manager with West Monroe Partners specializing in the ERP practice. West Monroe Partners is a business and technology consulting firm based in Chicago.

Mayank JaiswalMayank Jaiswal, ’06, joined the faculty of the Department of Management at Rider University as an assistant professor to teach entrepreneurial studies and strategic management. Rider University has campuses in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and Princeton, New Jersey.

Michael JohnsonMichael Johnson, MBA ’80, PhD ’83, has been named president of John Carroll University, a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university located in University Heights, Ohio. Johnson is provost of Babson College, a school for entrepreneurship where he is also professor of marketing.

Linda MannLinda Mann, ’95, joined MBO Partners as senior vice president. MBO Partners is a provider of business services and tools for the self-employed based in Herndon, Virginia. Prior to MBO Partners, Mann served seven years as a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Gretchen Frary SeayGretchen Frary Seay, ’99, cofounder and managing director of Clearsight Advisors Inc., was named one of The Middle Market’s 2018 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. Clearsight is an investment banking advisory firm providing M&A and capital-raising services and headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.

No ImageJeffrey Yingling, ’84, joined Guggenheim Securities as a senior advisor. Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners based in New York. Yingling joins Guggenheim from J.P. Morgan.

Ari LevyAri Levy, ’09, founder and CEO of Shift, was named one of the 2017 “40 Under 40” in Crain’s Chicago Business. Shift is a Chicago-based healthcare service that aims to provide a fully integrated and personalized approach to healthcare.

No ImageConvenientMD Urgent Care, a provider of urgent care and walk-in medical services, announced its expansion into Maine with two new locations in Westbrook and Portland, their 10th and 11th clinics respectively. Maximilian Puyanic, AB ’01, MBA ’09 (EXP-14), is co-CEO. ConvenientMD is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Cecile ThaiCecile Thai, ’16, was named executive director of Supermax Corporation, a Malaysian rubber glove producer headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. Thai is the chief executive officer of Aveo Vision, a division of Supermax Healthcare Incorporated.