Business Group Elects New Board Members
The Connecticut Business & Industry Association — the state’s largest business organization — has elected 14 new members to its board of directors.
“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 create solutions that will drive innovation, investment and growth,” Joe Brennan, CBIA’s president and chief executive, said in a written statement.
The newly elected directors will begin serving four-year terms as of Dec. 1. They will elect a new chair on Dec. 6.
The current chair, Mary Kay Fenton, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Achillion Pharmaceuticals, will remain on the board as immediate past chair.
The new directors include: Drew Andrews, managing partner and CEO at Whittlesey, Hartford; Eric B. Galvin, president, ConnectiCare, Farmington; Josh Geballe, president, Thimble Islands Ventures, LLC, Guilford; William S. Harmon, president, retirement corporate markets, Voya Financial, Hartford; Richard J. Iovanne, senior vice president, People’s United Bank, Bridgeport; Paul M. Kelley, vice president and general manager EPG, Alinabal Holdings Corp., Milford; and Marietta S. Lee, vice president and corporate secretary, The Lee Co., Westbrook.
Also elected to the board were David J. Lewis, president and CEO, Operations Inc., Norwalk; Christopher J. Luise, co-CEO, Adnet Technologies, LLC, Farmington; Scott A. Mayo, senior vice president, BGI and president, Barnes Industrial, Barnes Group Inc., Bristol; Moy N. Ogilvie, managing partner, McCarter and English, LLP, Hartford; Reed M. Salvatore, CEO, Accurate Lock & Hardware Co., LLC, Stamford; Wendy E. Sherry, president, Cigna Connecticut & Payer Solutions, Cigna Healthcare, Bloomfield; and John R. Strahley, managing director, Ironwood Capital, Avon.