Whittlesey & Hadley appoints audit director

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.


Quinnipiac Chamber appoints Ciarleglio as business development executive

The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce in Wallingford has appointed sales executive Gary Ciarleglio as business development executive.


Virtus Investment Partners names managing director

Asset manager Virtus Investment Partners Inc. in Hartford recently announced that Thomas Franco joined the company as managing director and divisional sales manager.


United Way elects new chair to guide education, income efforts

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 adds to PR team

Gaffney Bennett Public Relations in New Britain recently added Sarah Whitney and Chris Velardi to its team of PR professionals.


UConn adds associate professor of finance and real estate

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 promotes assistant VP, secondary market manager

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.


CT Historical Society Names chief curator, director of collections and education

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.


Qualidigm hires VP to oversee home healthcare services

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.


Associated Construction Co. promotes VP

The Associated Construction Co. of Hartford recently promoted Kenneth A. Woodward to vice president of preconstruction and estimating.

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