Mark A. Thompson of Cheshire was recently promoted to executive vice president/provost at Quinnipiac University. Previously, Thompson was senior vice president for academic and student affairs at Quinnipiac and before that, he was dean of the school of business. Thompson has a bachelor’s degree in economics/finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Western New England University and a doctorate in economics from Georgia State University.
Michael S. Rosten was recently elected Operation Hope’s board chairman for the 2013 fiscal year of the Fairfield-based nonprofit organization. Rosten has served as an Operation Hope board member for the past four years and has represented Operation Hope in a professional volunteer capacity for 18 years in the acquisition and development of the agency’s affordable housing portfolio. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College and a Juris Doctorate degree from Cornell University.
Reynolds & Rowella L.L.P., an accounting firm with offices in Ridgefield and New Canaan, recently announced that three new associates have joined the firm.
Diana S. Santos joined as a senior associate in the Ridgefield office. She has seven years’ accounting experience and is a pledge member of the CT-CPA.
Jessica L. Cipriano, CPA, joined the firm’s audit division in the New Canaan office. She holds a master’s degree in accounting and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CT-CPA.
Patrick F. Ference has a Master of Science degree in accountancy and is actively pursuing CPA certification. He is in the firm’s New Canaan office.