Horizon Technology Finance announces two senior-level hires

Farmington-based Horizon Technology Finance Corp. -- a specialty finance company that provides capital in the form of secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and clean-tech industries -- announced that its adviser, Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC, has expanded its life sciences team by appointing Mishone Donelson as managing director and Lillian Mu as portfolio manager.


University of Hartford names general counsel and secretary

Maria A. Feeley will join the University of Hartford as vice president, general counsel and secretary on Jan. 15. Prior to coming to Hartford, Feeley was chief legal officer of Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, where she oversaw the Office of General Counsel, Risk Management Department, and Office of Equal Opportunity programs.


Aurora Women and Girls Foundation appoints interim leader

The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, a catalyst for positive change in the lives of women and girls in Greater Hartford, announced that Magrieta “Maggie” L. Willard has been appointed to serve as the organization’s interim executive director. Willard will be chiefly responsible for guiding the work of the foundation in areas including grantmaking, philanthropy, strategic planning and communications.


Quinnipiac University School of Business adds faculty member

Ae-Sook Kim has been appointed assistant professor of healthcare management and organizational leadership at Quinnipiac University. Kim is responsible for teaching graduate courses in healthcare management, quality management in healthcare facilities, healthcare finance and human resources management.


Town of Manchester names manager for Axis901 coworking space

Angelina Capalbo has joined the Axis901 coworking space as its new community manager. The town of Manchester hired Capalbo on an eight-month contract to oversee marketing, promotions and day-to-day operations of the shared workspace and startup incubator.


William Raveis names new sales manager in West Hartford office

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance has appointed Bill Jones as sales manager for the West Hartford office. Jones joined the William Raveis team two years ago as a Realtor and quickly excelled as a sales associate and future leader of the business.


Mintz + Hoke adds two to media department

Elise Baldenko has joined Mintz + Hoke as a media planner and Danielle Ritenour has joined the Avon marketing agency as a media assistant.


Freed Marcroft law office adds attorney for New Haven County expansion

Hartford-based family law firm Freed Marcroft has added attorney Lisa J. Cappalli, effective Feb. 1, for the firm’s new office in New Haven County.


Six physicians join clinical faculty at UConn Health

Drs. Matthew Tremblay, Shannon DeGroff, Michael Kisicki, Shirin Schilling, Jurate Ivanaviciene and Ibrahim Elali have joined the clinical faculty at UConn Health in recent months.


QA Architects welcomes two to staff

Farmington-based Quisenberry Arcari (QA) Architects announced the addition of Kyle Baron as the firm’s newest architectural designer and Caitlin Kehoe as marketing coordinator.

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