Amanda Wilsher has joined Employers Association of the NorthEast as human resources specialist. Wilsher works as part of the EANE hotline and training teams and she provides confidential consultation on complex HR issues facing companies.
The American School for the Deaf in West Hartford has appointed Liz Whitty as director of institutional advancement. Whitty will create, direct and implement all programs in fund development and marketing of all activities related to enhancing the school's visibility and image in the community.
Thomas Byrne Associates, a Farmington-based accounting and finance staffing and recruitment firm, has hired Sally Benninger as manager of recruiting. Benninger will focus on senior- and director-level placements. She previously worked for MassMutual in human resources recruiting and brings 16 years of experience to her new post.
Cummings & Lockwood announced that Heather J. Rhoades has been named principal-in-charge of the firm’s West Hartford law office. Rhoades joined the firm in 1999 and became a principal in 2007.
Dale R. Hoyt has joined Ädelbrook as the new vice president for education. Hoyt comes to the Cromwell-based agency with more than 30 years of educational experience, most recently as superintendent of Catholic Schools with the Archdiocese of Hartford. Additionally he teaches as an adjunct faculty member for Creighton University’s online school leadership program and is a nationally recognized presenter.
Ray Lamoureux has been named marketing and sponsorship director of Westfarms Mall. Lamoureux will lead marketing and sponsorship initiatives and community relations for the shopping center, which straddles Farmington and West Hartford.
Dr. Sandeep Gupta has joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center as a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery with St. Francis Medical Group.
Quinnipiac University has appointed Michael Taylor assistant dean of academic services for the School of Business.
The town of Cheshire has unanimously reappointed Murtha Cullina partner Alfred E. Smith Jr. as town attorney. Smith has been the Cheshire town attorney since 2006 and will advise the town in virtually all areas of municipal law, including governance, land use, Freedom of Information Act, procurement and real estate.
Henkel Corp. North America, based in Rocky Hill, recently announced the appointment of three executives – Laura Cooley Johnson, head of human resources, Wilson Solano, head of corporate communications and Marcy L. Tenaglia, chief legal officer – to replace retiring predecessors.