The Greater Hartford Association of Realtors (GHAR) announced Carl Lantz of RE/MAX Premier Realtors in West Hartford as the association’s president for 2017. Lantz previously served as GHAR president-elect, vice president and treasurer in 2015, 2014 and 2013, respectively.
Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski LLC, a public accounting firm in Middletown, has promoted CPA Gregory MacLeod to manager. MacLeod, a member of GDS since 2011, serves a variety of clients, including those in the nonprofit, manufacturing, retail and real estate sectors.
Mary’s Place, a Windsor nonprofit that serves children and families in Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts who are grieving a death, has hired Justine Stagon as the center’s new program director. She replaces Louise Colletti, who recently retired.
The New Britain Bees have hired Brad Smith as vice president of business development. He will work with the Bees and the Bridgeport Bluefish in the same role.
Donald Tuller, co-owner of Tulmeadow Farm in West Simsbury and president of the Connecticut Farm Bureau Association Inc., was elected to represent 12 Northeast states on the American Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.
Wallingford-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties said PJ Louis has joined the company to lead its expansion into Massachusetts.
U.S. Rep. John B. Larson has promoted David Sitcovsky to chief of staff in the Washington, D.C., legislative office. Sitcovsky succeeds Lee Slater, who became director of outreach and member services for the House Ways and Means Committee.
Robert Santy, president and CEO of Connecticut Economic Resource Center Inc., has been appointed to the board of the Northeastern Economic Developers Association, which advances the practice of economic development in the Northeast.
Fuss & O'Neill, a civil and environmental engineering consulting firm with seven offices in the U.S., including two in Connecticut, has promoted 12 employees in its Manchester office.
Murtha Cullina LLP has started a new immigration practice group by adding partner Dana R. Bucin and associate Michael J. Bonsignore.