Horizon Technology Finance announces new managing director

Farmington-based Horizon Technology Finance Corp., a specialty finance company, announced that its adviser, Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC, has hired Todd A. McDonald as managing director for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast technology markets. He will operate from Horizon's Reston, Va., office.


UConn Health expands clinical faculty

Six more clinical providers have joined UConn Health in the last several months: Beth Springate, Monnica Williams and Drs. Michael Baldwin, Katherine Coyner, Eliane Dutra and Narinder Maheshwari.


UConn Health, JAX jointly appoint genomics expert

Christine Beck, a genomics expert, will join The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and UConn Health as their fifth joint-appointed faculty, effective Aug. 4.


St. Francis adds specialist in hematology and oncology

Dr. Pawan K. Karanam has joined the medical staff of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center as a board-certified, fellowship-trained specialist in hematology and oncology. Prior to joining Smilow Cancer Hospital Yale-New Haven at St. Francis, Karanam worked at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.


Ben Bronz Foundation welcomes new executive director

The West Hartford-based Ben Bronz Foundation, a nonprofit that helps bright students who struggle to learn through a variety of programs and services, welcomed a new executive director this month, Kim Holley.


BVH Integrated Services announces Bloomfield promotion

Engineering firm BVH Integrated Services PC announced the promotion of Nicole M. Parker, green associate, senior plumbing/fire protection engineer, in its Bloomfield office.


Webster Bank names new SVP of corporate communications, public affairs

Waterbury-based Webster Bank has named Alice Ferreira as senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs. Ferreira, who has 20-plus years of business-to-business and consumer communications experience, will oversee all external and internal communications, public relations and government affairs for the bank, and its community affairs and philanthropy efforts.


Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network names WNPR news director

Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) has appointed Jeff Cohen as news director of WNPR, its network of public radio stations in Connecticut, western Massachusetts and eastern Long Island affiliated with National Public Radio (NPR).


Simsbury chamber elects Hassett & George partner as president

Louis N. George, attorney and partner at Hassett & George P.C., was recently elected president of the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce for a one-year term that ends next June.


Reid and Riege adds two attorneys

Two new attorneys, Katilee M. Boisvert and Brittany L. Christensen, have joined the Hartford office of Reid and Riege as members of the business law practice.

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