Newly elected board members The Plastics Industry Trade Association include Chairman-elect James Murphy, president and CEO of Davis-Standard LLC in Pawcatuck, and Secretary Tad McGwire, president of Industrial Heater Corp. in Cheshire.
Caitlin Abrahamson has been promoted from residence hall director to assistant director of fraternity and sorority life at Quinnipiac University.
Wethersfield retirement planning firm Johnson Brunetti has announced a pair of new hires: Alexander Angst as a financial adviser and Chrissy Davies as marketing coordinator.
Luann Vinson recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a retail loan originator, based at the new loan production office in Glastonbury.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Environmental Conservation Police have promoted two officers to sergeant: Todd Chemacki and Stephen Stanko.
Chelsea Clary has joined Hartford Federal Credit Union as branch manager of the South Windsor office.
Rick Hersom of Agawam, Mass., was recently named executive director of the new Downtown Hartford YMCA at Statehouse Square. Hersom has been involved in opening, restructuring and merging fitness clubs during his 25 years in the health and fitness industry.
MassMutual Financial Group has named Eddie Ahmed executive vice president and chief human resources officer. Ahmed, who has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the global financial services industry, succeeds Debra Palermino, who is retiring.
Willis North America, a unit of benefits consultant Willis Group PLC, recently named Despina Buganski as chief operating officer of Willis Personal Lines.
The Associated Construction Co. recently named Joseph Jankowski the company’s new president. He succeeds former President Thomas Giardini, who passed away in September after more than 50 years with the company.