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May 18, 2022 BIZ PEOPLE

SCSU picks new dean for business school 


Jess Boronico has been selected to be the next dean for Southern Connecticut State University’s School of Business. 

Boronico will start his new role in early June, according to an announcement.

Boronico has had academic business leadership roles at the University of New Haven, William Paterson University and Monmouth University. He also has a background in guiding the successful accreditation of universities and leading multimillion dollar fundraising campaigns.

Boronico obtained his Ph.D. in operations research and management science from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and he earned an M.S. and B.S. in mathematics from Fairleigh Dickinson University. 


Wells Fargo names new regional market leader

Lou Gallo

Lou Gallo, senior vice president and market executive for the Hudson Valley market at Wells Fargo, will now oversee two additional markets, including Connecticut and the NY Capital region.

Gallo has more than three decades of experience helping middle-market companies. His promotion follows the retirement of longtime market executive Kevin Burke after a nearly 20-year run.

Gallo will lead the combined team and focus on growing Wells Fargo’s commercial banking divisions in Connecticut and NY Capital, as well as the Hudson Valley. He will oversee three  regional offices and over 19 employees that serve companies in the $10 million to $2 billion annual revenue range.

Gallo began his banking career in 1990 with Chase Manhattan Bank, and he joined Wells Fargo in 2013.


RBC Bearings board member retires  

Alan B. Levine has retired from the board of directors of RBC Bearings Inc., an Oxford-based manufacturer of precision bearings, components and systems for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries.

President and CEO Michael J. Hartnett, who serves as board chair, said, “I want to sincerely thank Alan for his many years of service to the board and to the company and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.” 

According to Hartnett, Levine will continue to advise the company on strategic projects and financial matters.

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