May 7, 2012 | last updated June 4, 2012 12:10 pm

Movers & Shakers

Scott J. Lynch
Yvette A. Roming

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Scott J. Lynch has been named vice president of The Simon Konover Co. real estate firm in West Hartford. He will lead the company's finance team, focusing on project financing, property refinance, capital formation and equity structuring related to the existing portfolio and new developments, as well as acquisitions and dispositions. Prior to joining Konover, Lynch held interim senior financial consulting positions at two Boston area real estate companies and held various financial roles at Northland Investment Corp. for more than a decade.

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Troy Jellerette has joined First Niagara's New England middle market/corporate banking team as a senior relationship manager. Jellerette moves from JP Morgan Chase where he spent the past 24 years, most recently as a middle market relationship manager focused on the Connecticut marketplace. Previously, he served as a small business lender with Citibank. At First Niagara, his emphasis will be in Fairfield County.

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Quinnipiac University in Hamden has named global health expert David Hill to the faculty of its Netter School of Medicine. Hill specializes in infectious and tropical disease and will serve as director of Quinnipiac's global public health program. Hill was most recently director of the National Travel Health Network and Centre in London, U.K. Hill has served as a professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where he was also director of international traveler's medical services at the UConn Health Center. Also, the university has named Lee Boyd assistant director of online admissions for QU Online. He had been working as an executive recruiter for sales, marketing and information technology.

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Amenta/Emma Architects PC in Hartford has added two professionals. Dennis Faga joins as a project manager architect and Emily Knipe as interior designer. Faga has spent much of the past 10 years focusing on corporate interior fit out projects for a Washington, D.C. architectural firm. Knipe brings commercial interior design experience, including projects ranging from 2,000 to over 100,000 square feet, and is LEED-accredited.

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Rob Kleinschmidt has been named eastern regional sales manager at Dymax Corp. in Torrington. He had been a territory Manager and also spent many years as an application engineer at Dymax. The firm develops innovative adhesive, coating, dispensing, and light-curing systems.

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The Connecticut Commission on Children has named Steven Hernández as its new director of public policy and research. He previously served seven years as legislative and budget director in the office of Washington, D.C., Councilmember Jim Graham. Hernández, an attorney, also has served as a clerk to two judges in the District's Court of Appeals and as a consultant to the Washington law firm Baker & Miller PLLC.

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Thomas Matthews has been appointed director of Solutions Employee Assistance Program based in Meriden. In his new position, he will manage the operations of Solutions EAP and provide management training, consultation, and organizational development services. Matthews previously served as the director of the Wheeler Clinic Employee Assistance Program.

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Cathy Denault has joined Community Mental Health Affiliates Inc. as vice president of human resources. She most recently served as director of human resources at AvalonBay Communities in Shelton. Denault will be based at the nonprofit's administrative headquarters in New Britain.

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Yvette A. Roming has been promoted to chief operating officer of Nursing Services Inc. and its affiliated company NSI/Elderforce Inc. Both are located in East Hartford. She had been the vice president of operations. Nursing Services is a home health care agency; NSI/Elderforce provides non-medical companion and homemaking support services. Roming also is president of the Friends of East Hartford Senior Centers Inc.and recently received the Community Services Award from the East Hartford Chamber of Commerce for her community service.

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Sherry Boyd has joined William B. Meyer, Inc. in Stratford as an account executive in the records management area. She moves from ArchivesOne. She is involved in both the New Haven and Eastern Connecticut chambers of commerce. Meyer is a single-source provider of transportation, storage and distribution services.

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Steven Crabtree has joined NorthStar Wealth Partners in West Hartford. He moves from Merrill Lynch where he had been a vice president. Prior to entering the financial services industry, he spent 20 years in ministry.

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Conwell B. Carter has been named chief of obstetrics and gynecology at The Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, New Haven. Dr. Carter most recently served as the associate clinical chief of obstetrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In addition to his administrative role at Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Carter maintained a private practice in the Los Angeles area for over 40 years. Also, Sue Ortoleva, a certified nurse midwife, is returning to the center after six years in private practice.


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