November 9, 2018

CBIA taps 14 new board members

PHOTO | Contributed
PHOTO | Contributed
CBIA elected Drew Andrews, Hartford-based Whittlesey's CEO, CPA and managing partner, and 13 others to its board of directors.
Moy N. Ogilvie, managing partner at Hartford's McCarter and English LLP, has been elected to CBIA's board of directors.

Connecticut's largest business lobby on Friday named 14 new members to its board of directors, including several from Hartford.

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) said its newest board members will begin serving four-year terms on Dec. 1.

The new members, who will play a critical role shaping the lobby's policy agenda, serve at companies across the state such as Cigna, Barnes Group Inc., Voya Financial and ConnectiCare, among others, said CBIA CEO and President Joe Brennan.

"These individuals are among the state's top business leaders and their experience will help us develop our policy agenda," Brennan said. "The upcoming legislative session is pivotal to overcoming some of the economic challenges facing Connecticut, and I along with our entire board look forward to working with the new administration to engage the business community, helping to create solutions that will drive innovation, investment, and growth."

The new directors include:

Drew Andrews (Hartford): CPA, managing partner and CEO, Whittlesey.

Moy N. Ogilvie (Hartford): Managing partner, McCarter and English LLP.

William S. Harmon (Hartford): President, retirement corporate markets, Voya Financial.

Eric B. Galvin (Farmington): President, ConnectiCare.

Christopher J. Luise (Farmington): Co-CEO, Adnet Technologies LLC.

John R. Strahley (Avon): Managing director, Ironwood Capital.

Josh Geballe (Guilford): President, Thimble Islands Ventures LLC.

Richard J. Iovanne (Bridgeport), Market manager, SVP, People's United Bank.

Paul M. Kelley (Milford): Vice president and general manager EPG, Alinabal Holdings Corp.

Marietta S. Lee (Westbrook): Vice president and corporate secretary, The Lee Co.

David J. Lewis (Norwalk): President and CEO, Operations Inc.

Scott A. Mayo (Bristol) Senior vice president, BGI & president, Barnes Industrial, Barnes Group Inc.

Reed M. Salvatore (Stamford): CEO, Accurate Lock & Hardware Co. LLC.

Wendy E. Sherry (Bloomfield): President, Cigna Connecticut & Payer Solutions, Cigna Healthcare.

On Dec. 6, members will elect a new chair to succeed Mary Kay Fenton, executive vice president and chief financial officer at New Haven's Achillion Pharmaceuticals. Fenton will remain on the board.

The board in December will have 46 members.

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