CT Center for Healthy Aging expands staff

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging in Southington, a not-for-profit member of Hartford Healthcare Senior Services, has expanded its staff in recent months after receiving a $2.1 million grant late last year from the state Department of Social Services. New staff are:


Aurora Women and Girls Foundation announces executive director

The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation of Greater Hartford, which seeks to be a catalyst for positive change in the lives of women and girls, announced that Veronica DeLandro has joined the foundation as executive director. Her role will include raising awareness of gender as a lens for addressing social and economic issues and leveraging the impact of Aurora’s strategic grant making in the area of college completion.


Mintz + Hoke names broadcast promotion media assistant

Avon communications firm Mintz + Hoke has added Brett Kaselouskas to the media department as a broadcast promotion media assistant. Prior to joining Mintz + Hoke, Kaselouskas held internships with the daytime television program “The Rachael Ray Show” and “Entertainment Tonight” in New York City.


Wells Fargo names small-business strategy head for Connecticut, NY, Jersey

Wells Fargo announced it has selected Marcus Cobbe its head of small-business strategy for the Northeast, which includes Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. In his new role, Cobbe will work with 461 Wells Fargo banks in the region to make small-business owners aware of the bank’s products and services. His focus is assisting companies with revenues of less than $2 million.


Steffian Bradley Architects announces promotion to senior associate

Steffian Bradley Architects in Enfield has promoted interior designer Susan Sclafani to senior associate.


Cantor Colburn announces attorney hires

Cantor Colburn has hired David A. Burns, formerly an attorney at Pratt & Whitney, as counsel in its Detroit office, and Alisha K. Taylor, a patent attorney with a master’s in chemistry, as an associate in its Harford office.


QU promotes VP for finance, CFO

Quinnipiac University has promoted Mark Varholak to vice president for finance/chief financial officer.


Hartford names executive assistant to City Council president

Juan Hernandez recently joined Hartford City Hall as the new executive assistant to City Council President Shawn T. Wooden. Hernandez’s duties include managing legislative affairs, constituent services, scheduling and community engagement.


Sinclair Risk & Financial Management adds VP, account exec

Wallingford independent insurance agency Sinclair Risk & Financial Management has announced the addition of Stephen Davis as vice president of commercial and personal lines and Lori Newsome as an account executive on the benefits team in Sinclair’s Springfield office.


Assisted Living Services announces promotion

Meriden-based Assisted Living Services Inc. has promoted Mario D’Aquila to vice president of Assisted Living Technologies Inc. and director of business development for Assisted Living Services Inc.

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