WHO’S WHAT, WHERE - October 2012

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"blog/buyvalium">valium President Richard C. Levin has announced the appointment of Margaret H. Marshall as a successor trustee to the Yale Corporation. Marshall was chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts from 1999 until her retirement in 2010. She was the first woman "//_online_no_prescriptiononline serve in that capacity. A 1976 graduate of "site//#buy_" online Law School, Marshall served as an alumni fellow of the Yale Corporation from 2004-2010.  A native of South Africa, Marshall earned her BA from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She earned a master's degree in education from Harvard in 1969 and completed four years of doctoral work before studying law.  Following her graduation from Yale, she practiced law for 16 years and became a partner in the Boston firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart. Marshall was vice president and general counsel of Harvard University from 1992 to 1996.

Webster Financial Corp. has hired Elzbieta Cieslik, CPA as senior vice president, general auditor of the company and its Webster Bank subsidiary. She replaces Norton Goss, who is retiring. Cieslik previously was global director of general auditor of GFI Group Inc., and director of risk-advisory services for KPMG. She is a graduate of Pace University.


Matthew Nemerson of New Haven has been appointed to the Connecticut State Board of Education. Nemerson is president and chief executive officer of the Connecticut Technology Council. He is former president of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce.


WWW:gregsonWebster Bank has named Tara Gregson (pictured) senior vice president for affinity marketing. Gregson has 16 years of marketing, branding and relationship-building experience, most recently as vice president of branding for Foxwoods Resort Casino. At Webster she will manage the bank’s affinity relationships, including University of Connecticut athletics. She holds a degree in marketing from Canisius College.


Suzanne Lyons has been named assistant director of New Haven Promise. I licensed social worker, Lyons will be responsible for overseeing program implementation of the Pathways to Promise and Promise Scholarship programs in the New Haven Public Schools’ K-12 in addition to supervising the creation of the Promise College Support Network. Most recently, Lyons was associate director of the University of Pennsylvania High School Upward Bound, a college prep program tasked with increasing the rate at which low-income, first-generation students enroll in and graduate from college.


WWW:hammondLongtime property casualty insurance executive Dale S. Hammond (pictured) of Lyme has joined the board of directors of the Narragansett Bay Insurance Co. (NBIC). Hammond began his career in 1970 with Travelers Insurance Cos. and spend 25 years with that company. He then served as president and CEO of First Floridian Insurance Co. He later joined Kemper Auto & Home, and orchestrated its sale to the Unitrin Corp.??After the transition of Kemper to Unitrin, Hammond became president and CEO of the HomeWise Insurance Cos.


Webster Bank has named two new senior vice presidents and senior private bankers. Chris Martin of Thomaston will serve clients in western Connecticut. In 1997 he established Webster’s Government and Institutional Banking Group. He holds a BS in finance and a master’s in education from the University of Connecticut. Caryn Cosentini of Stamford wil work with Webster clients in the metro New York area. Previously she was a managing director at Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust in Greenwich. She earned a bachelor’s from Cornell and an MBA from NYU.


Governor Dannel P. Malloy has appointed Neil G. Budnick of New Canaan to serve as chair of the Investment Advisory Council (IAC), the state body responsible for working with the state treasurer in overseeing the investments of the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds. Budnick is managing director of Channel Rock Partners, a management consulting firm that provides business strategy and opportunity analysis, operations improvement and risk management support. He also serves as a board member and chair of the Audit Committees for both Information Services Group (ISG) and RHR International. Previously, he served as president and chief financial officer of MBIA, the world’s largest financial guarantor and provider of specialized financial services. A Republican, he has also served on the New Canaan Board of Finance for more than five years.


WWW:BuchholzJennifer Buchholz (pictured) has joined Webster Financial Corp., parent company of Webster Bank, as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. She worked at General Electric  from 1996 to 2007, with ranking positions in Mexico and Japan, and at CB Richard Ellis, based in Los Angeles, from 2007 to 2010. While at GE Buchholz, who lives in Stamford, earned a Black Belt in the company’s Six Sigma management methods, in which processes and manufacturing systems are designed to root out errors with fervor. Buchholz is a University of Massachusetts graduate who earned an MBA from Pace University.



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