ECHN names assistant VP of finance

Cassandra L. Mitchell has been named assistant vice president of finance for Eastern Connecticut Health Network, a subsidiary of Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., effective Aug. 21.


AARP appoints volunteer CT president

AARP Connecticut has appointed Tia Murphy as its new volunteer state president. Murphy, a volunteer with AARP Connecticut since 2010, worked for more than 30 years in the information technology, telecommunications, and cable and internet industries, including leadership positions with AT&T, BellSouth, Mediacom, ClearSource and Commonwealth Communications.


UConn names VP for research

Radenka Maric has been appointed vice president for research at UConn and UConn Health, where she intends to grow the university’s research enterprise by increasing strategic connections within and beyond the university. Maric will focus on linking researchers across schools, departments and campuses to enable cross-disciplinary research that aligns with federal science and health initiatives, such as those for manufacturing technologies, microbiome research, and the National Institutes...


Hartford Foundation for Public Giving names chair of Latino Endowment Fund

Moraima Gutierrez of Hartford has been named chair of the steering committee for the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. She succeeds former Latino Endowment Fund steering committee chair Nelly Rojas Schwan, who will continue serving as a member of the committee.


Duncaster hires new director of quality

Michelle Allison has joined Bloomfield retirement community Duncaster as the new director of quality responsible for all quality improvement initiatives throughout the community.


Touchstone Advisors announces new partners

Touchstone Advisors LLC of Hartford, a mergers and acquisitions firm that advises owners of small and midsize companies seeking to sell, has promoted Jeffrey Rich and Steven Pappas to partner. They have been M&A advisers at Touchstone and will continue to work directly with clients providing M&A and exit-planning advisory services.


Trane names new VP and GM for district that includes CT

Trane has appointed Joshua Tucker vice president and general manager of the Connecticut, New York, Vermont district. Tucker will use his HVAC service, energy and building automation experience to lead strategy and development for the district.


Sullivan Investment Group members join Janney Montgomery Scott

Philadelphia-based Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm, has added a wealth-management team to its West Hartford branch office: Timothy J. Sullivan, senior vice president/wealth management; Paul E. Sullivan, first vice president/wealth management; and Christopher M. Peters, vice president/wealth management.


Foxwoods hires new chief marketing officer

Foxwoods Resort Casino has hired Suzanne Trout as chief marketing officer to grow market share and oversee all marketing and communications, including player development, international marketing, loyalty marketing, entertainment, brand and advertising, and public relations.


ImageWorks expands team with acquisition

Vernon-based web design and digital marketing agency ImageWorks LLC has expanded its team through the acquisition of Search Integrations, which adds John Kleinhans and Matthew Trant to the staff and increases ImageWorks’ services.

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