Hartford-based accounting firm Whittlesey & Hadley PC has appointed Lisa Wills, a certified public accountant, as audit director, providing professional services to the Connecticut and western Massachusetts markets as well as to the firm’s nonprofit niche group.
The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce in Wallingford has appointed sales executive Gary Ciarleglio as business development executive.
Asset manager Virtus Investment Partners Inc. in Hartford recently announced that Thomas Franco joined the company as managing director and divisional sales manager.
Greg Toczydlowski, president of personal insurance at Travelers, was recently elected chair of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s board of directors.
Gaffney Bennett Public Relations in New Britain recently added Sarah Whitney and Chris Velardi to its team of PR professionals.
Jeffrey P. Cohen has joined the University of Connecticut School of Business faculty as associate professor of finance and real estate. Cohen was formerly affiliated with the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business.
Simsbury Bank has promoted Roger DelGiorno to assistant vice president, secondary market manager and wholesale mortgage manager. DelGiorno will set the bank’s mortgage loan rates and work with brokers to originate saleable loans.
Ilene J. Frank has been appointed chief curator and director of collections and education of the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford. Frank began June 29 after leaving her position as executive director of the Rensselaer County Historical Society in Troy, N.Y. Frank also oversaw exhibitions, programs and collections as associate director at the Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium, now the Museum of Innovation and Science, or MiSci, in Schenectady, N.Y.
Wethersfield healthcare consulting firm Qualidigm has hired healthcare executive Ann Olson as a principal and vice president. Olson will lead Qualidigm’s home healthcare services and develop initiatives to improve the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of health care.
The Associated Construction Co. of Hartford recently promoted Kenneth A. Woodward to vice president of preconstruction and estimating.