Executive Director, Risk Management Programs
Masters of Science Financial Risk Management (MSFRM)
MBA, 1977, Wharton Business School, University of PA
BA, 1975, Brown University
Career services including counseling and online resources, human resources, consulting and marketing.
After receiving his BA in Ancient History from Brown University, Saviskas received his MBA in Marketing from Wharton and then spent 10 years in NYC advertising managing accounts including P&G’s Ivory and Crisco Oil and Hershey’s Kit Kat and Reese’s Pieces. After 5 years as SVP, Human Resources at Doyle Dane Bernbach, he founded People Management, Inc. and for 11 years built the HR consulting firm into a multi-million dollar provider of outsourced, senior human resources services to clients such as CNBC, The Food Network, and many advertising agencies. Having sold this business, he joined Fairfield University to design alumni career services. Leaving there after 3 years he joined the University of Connecticut’s School of Business to oversee its career services, and effective 2009 became Executive Director of the business school’s operations in Stamford while maintaining responsibility for career services.