Liz Whitty has been named vice president of development for the YMCA of Greater Hartford. Whitty will serve as chief fundraiser, working closely with senior leadership and volunteer groups to manage resource development and to raise money to fulfill YMCA’s goals.
Women on Course, a women networking organization, has named Susan Powers of Sandler Training/PEAK as market director for Connecticut.
Rocky Hill’s Two Men And A Truck has promoted Stephen Menyfield, who helped launch the moving franchise in May 2014 as a move consultant, to office manager.
Drs. Praveen Joseph and Lauren Ibrahim have joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford.
Trumbull-based Make-A-Wish Connecticut recently appointed Kevin Sinclair to its board of directors.
Bruce Simmons has joined Windsor-based Business Risk Partners as manager of errors and omissions and professional liability for miscellaneous professional liability (MPL) and cyberliability products. BRP’s MPL business covers more than 160 professions nationally along with specialty programs for real estate and property services, home inspectors, technology firms, and architects and engineers.
Community activist Nicola Allen has joined Hartford nonprofit KNOX Inc. as its new community outreach manager. Allen will head KNOX’s and the city’s reforestation campaign and oversee KNOX’s volunteer initiatives.
Hartford-based BETA Group Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering and construction services firm, recently announced the addition of new staff.
Comcast has named Ardella Darst vice president of human resources for its western New England region, which is headquartered in Berlin and includes more than 300 communities in Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, New York and western New Hampshire.
The First National Bank of Suffield has promoted James Cormier to assistant vice president of commercial lending, managing the commercial loan department in addition to working as a commercial lender.