WTNH-TV has named Anne Craig to co-anchor the weekday Good Morning Connecticut. Previously a weekend morning anchor on the station, Craig will now be on air alongside the morning team of Chris Velardi, Gil Simmons and Teresa LaBarbera weekdays from 5-7 a.m. on WTNH and 7-8 a.m. on WCTX-TV. Craig joined WTNH as a reporter/anchor in September. She came to WTNH from WNYW-TV in New York, where she was an anchor/reporter. Before that she worked at a Fox station in Orlando, Fla. A graduate of Miami (O.) University, Craig continued her journalism studies at Stanford University.
William Raveis Mortgage has named Joshua Hollander vice president of sales & marketing, responsible for sales and marketing in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York. A 17-year veteran of the financial services industry, he began his career as an investment-banking analyst for Morgan Stanley & Co., helped build a personal finance startup sold to Mellon Financial and most recently was general manager of Connecticut Home Mortgage. Hollander holds a BA in economics from Williams College.
James O’Brien of Trumbull has joined Start Community Bank as assistant vice president and retail banking manager in the bank’s Whalley Avenue location. O’Brien’s banking career spans more than 33 years, most recently with Webster Bank, where he was an assistant vice president and also worked Webster’s retail compliance department.
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra has named Elaine C. Carroll of West Haven executive director. She has worked in not-for-profit management for 18 years, including as general manager of the Stamford Symphony and business manager of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School of Music. She holds a master’s of performing arts administration from NYU and a BA in flute performance from the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill.
The University of New Haven (UNH) College of Business has appointed of Professor Gil Fried the school’s new coordinator of internships and for-credit experiential education opportunities. Fried has been at UNH for 13 years, teaching primarily sport management and management-related classes, as well as helping to coordinate internships for undergraduate and graduate students.
Victoria Richards of North Haven has joined the faculty of the Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University as an assistant professor of basic medical sciences. She will teach pharmacology to medical students when the charter class of the new school enrolls in 2013. She is also designing the curriculum. Richards comes to QU from the A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, where she was an assistant professor of pharmacology.
Sean K. McElligott has been named a partner at the law firm of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, which has offices in New Haven, Bridgeport, Danbury and Stamford. A five-year veteran of the firm, McElligott previous practiced law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP in New York. He holds a BA from Trinity College and a JD from the Yale Law School.
John Logan Brady of Wallingford received the Quinnipiac University School of Business’ Emerging Leader Award at Quinnipiac’s Business Leader Hall of Fame event on November 3 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. This award recognizes business students who demonstrate excellence both in and out of the classroom, including leadership roles on campus and/or significant community service. In addition, the business school inducted David M. Darst, managing director and chief investment strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and James W. McGlothlin, chairman & CEO of the United Company to its Business Leader Hall of Fame, which strives to recognize the best and brightest leaders who serve as inspirational figures for young people entering the world of business.
The Firefighters Federal Credit Union (FCU) of Waterbury has named Gregory Zeliff vice president of lending. Most recently he was assistant vice president and commercial loan officer with Thomaston Savings Bank
Stephen A. Toross, CPA has joined the Hartford accounting firm of Whittlesey & Hadley, PC as a partner in its tax department. He has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting with expertise across all facets of federal income tax laws and regulations surrounding corporations, partnerships and individuals. His areas of concentration include real estate and construction, debt and equity financing arrangements, transaction structuring, strategic business planning, and tax planning services for closely-held businesses and high-net-worth individuals.
The Bridgeport architectural and interior design firm Antinozzi Associates has hired Michael Losasso as project manager. He is a registered Architect, a LEED accredited design professional and an active member of AIA Connecticut. He holds a BA in architecture and an environmental science degree from Ball State University. Antinozzi also hired Lindsay Sacco as marketing coordinator and Ryan Buell as job captain.