Hassett & George adds paralegals in Simsbury, Glastonbury

The law firm of Hassett & George PC announced that two new paralegals have joined its team: Michele Spooner, a residential real estate paralegal in the Simsbury office, and Melanie Jordan, a probate and estate planning paralegal in the Glastonbury office.


BVH names director of technical operations

Engineering firm BVH Integrated Services PC announced that Steven Haines has joined the organization as director of technical operations in Bloomfield. In this newly created position, Haines will take a leadership role in the firm’s information technology and related practice areas.


Fellows program inducts Hartford IP attorney

Intellectual property attorney Nancy Kennedy of Hartford law firm Alix, Yale & Ristas has been inducted as a 2017 fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program, which was established to honor the leading members of the Connecticut legal profession to further understanding of the legal system in Connecticut. The program includes lawyers in private practice, judges, corporate counsel, business principals, and lawyers at legal services organizations.


Attorney named trustee for CT Laborers’ funds

Attorney and CPA Steven R. Jenkins has been appointed as a trustee to the Connecticut Laborers’ Pension, Health, and Annuity Funds. Jenkins is general counsel and compliance director for regional construction firm Manafort Brothers Inc., headquartered in Plainville.


Gaylord Specialty Healthcare adds to development staff

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit specialty hospital in Wallingford recently added three new employees to its development department staff: Timothy Buzzee, director of annual giving; Douglas Nelson, major/planned giving officer; and Krystle Smith, development systems associate.


Murtha Cullina attorney joins Hartford County Bar Association board

Murtha Cullina LLP Attorney Melissa A. Federico has been elected to the board of directors of the Hartford County Bar Association (HCBA). Federico is a trial attorney practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, and insurance coverage and recovery.


CT Children’s promotes infectious disease specialist

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recently announced that Dr. Nicholas Bennett was promoted to division head of infectious disease and immunology. Bennett joined Connecticut Children’s in Sept. 2011, developed and now directs the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) and most recently earned national attention for the hospital after diagnosing the first human case of tick-borne Powassan disease in Connecticut.


Santander Bank names executives with CT responsibilities

Santander Bank has appointed Hans Jung and Andrew Bella to senior vice president and relationship manager in the corporate and commercial banking division. Jung and Bella are responsible for managing existing client portfolios and continuing to drive growth of the middle market client base in Connecticut.


Integrated Compliance Solutions Group adds group leader

Integrated Compliance Solutions Group LLC (ICSGroup), an international financial services regulatory compliance consulting firm in Hartford, announced that Francis H. Byrd joined the firm to lead its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practice group. His role includes assessing internal governance policies, developing ESG monitoring practices and providing strategic advice on governance-related matters.


The Connection promotes executive to CEO

The Connection, a Middletown-based nonprofit human service and community development agency, recently named Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore as CEO. She succeeds Peter Nucci, who retired in 2016.

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