Joseph B. Schwartz, an attorney at Murtha Cullina LLP who represents clients in municipal and land-use litigation, construction law and general commercial litigation, has been elected to the board of directors of the Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford.
Karen Hobert Flynn of Middletown is the new president of Common Cause, according to an announcement from state Rep. Matthew Lesser. She is the first Common Cause president who once served as a state level director for the organization.
Dr. Michael R. Grey has been appointed chair of medicine for St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
Webster Bank announced the promotion of three bankers to senior vice president of Webster Investment Services: Jason Giordano, Kathy Hanson and David Nastri.
Willimantic-based Savings Institute Bank & Trust recently announced that eight staffers have received promotions: Jennifer Saladin and Allison Nuhfer to operations officer; Eric Bennett to branch officer; Nicole Corcoran to assistant treasurer; Trevor Wood, Jennifer LaBianca and Sharon McHugh to assistant vice president; and Gene Michael Deary to senior vice president.
Cigna Global Health Benefits has appointed Neil Irwin as head of global distribution. In this role, Irwin will be responsible for cross-market growth and development of Cigna's globally mobile group health business across multiple client and customer segments.
Dr. Montgomery Douglas has joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center as the chair of family medicine.
Waltham, Mass.-based Walden Behavioral Care LLC, a psychiatric hospital that treats eating disorders and psychiatric disorders, announced the promotion of Rebekah Doweyko to assistant vice president, clinical operations for Connecticut.
Hoffman Auto Group announced that Kevin Warriner, current sales director of Hoffman Lexus, Hoffman Audi East Hartford, Hoffman Porsche and Hoffman Ford Lincoln, has been promoted to an expanded role that includes sales director of Hoffman Used Car SuperStore.
Retail real estate company Simon recently appointed Christopher Durant as general manager at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets in Clinton. Durant will oversee Clinton Crossing’s financial, marketing and operational performances, and maintain positive retailer-to-landlord relations to advance the center’s initiatives.