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October 16, 2019Cart

Business

by Fairfield County Business Journal
by FCBJ

Four UConn alumni inducted into Hall of Fame

From left are: David Acampora, a 1979 graduate who is a CPA and a senior partner with Deloitte Tax and resides in Fairfield; John A. Elliott, dean of the School of Business; Timothy Curt, Class of 1984 and the managing director at Warburg Pincus LLC, a global private equity investment firm and a resident of New Canaan; Gayle A. Russell, ’88 MBA, ’95 Ph.D. of East Hartford, a wealth management adviser for TIAA-CREF and a prominent supporter of college scholarships for women; and Christopher Lafond, Class of 1987, and CFO at Hartford-based Insurity and a Wilton resident. Photo credit: Thomas Hurlbut Photography.

The University of Connecticut School of Business inducted four alumni into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony March 24 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The inductees, recognized for professional achievement, community service and UConn pride, join more than 100 others who have received the special recognition.

In a ceremony attended by 300, the inductees shared stories of favorite professors, 50-cent UConn basketball tickets and memories of enormous Dairy Bar hot fudge sundaes.