Nicole’s Capstone Project…

Great story on Nicole’s Capstone Project at Guilford (CT) High School….


For more than a decade, Guilford High School (GHS) students have each year taken part in a school program known as the Capstone Project, which asks them to whittle down an area of interest in their lives to a tangible initiative, presentation, or object, and after months of work, present them to the broader community.

In the program’s decade-long history, there has been nothing comparable to the 2020-’21 school year.

Despite all the disruptions and barriers, Capstone Coordinator Nicole McDonald said that, as students began the virtual staging of their projects, the program has seen increased participation and encompasses an especially relevant and representative slate of issues around this year.

“What I really appreciate about the students is it is less about the problem and more about the solution,” McDonald said…..

“What I really appreciate about the students is it is less about the problem and more about the solution,” McDonald said. More….

Jess Moderates QU Forum

Nice Job Jess in Moderating Quinnipiac’s “Game” Forum, The largest student-run financial conference in the world, Quinnipiac’s Global Asset Management Education Forum offers participants the rarest of opportunities: to discuss and debate financial best practices with world-renowned industry leaders.

Jim – ESPN

Very Nice Thank You to Jim’s Quinnipiac’s Stream Team for their excellent ESPN+ production of Quinnipiac Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Ice Hockey Games.

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Jess is Keynote Speaker at Quinnipiac’s Game Forum on March 25 & 26th

The keynote speakers at GAME Forum are some of the world’s most influential industry leaders and experts. Many firms and organizations have demonstrated their support for GAME by providing keynote speakers, panelists and workshop presenter

Jessica Iorio

Senior Vice President and Business Director
Northeast Private Wealth Division at Rockefeller Capital Management

Jessica Iorio (QU ’06), senior vice president and business director for the Northeast Private Wealth Division at Rockefeller Capital Management, has almost 15 years of financial services industry experience. She is responsible for overseeing daily operations for 10 private wealth management teams as well as leading the recruitment efforts for the teams as they transition to the Rockefeller platform. Prior to her current role, Iorio was senior vice president for Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, focusing on executing client investment programs, analyzing investment opportunities and overseeing all operations. With her breadth of experience and knowledge, she was the main point of contact for Vios Advisor’s multigenerational clientele. In addition, she guided important financial decisions by helping to create and monitor effective portfolios with clients’ best interests in mind. She currently holds her Series 7 and 63 licenses. Iorio began her career in 2006 at Morgan Stanley as a client service associate. Prior to Rockefeller, she spent 10 years at HighTower. She earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Quinnipiac University, attending on a soccer scholarship. She is actively involved in youth soccer programs across the tri-state area.