Bristol, CT, June 5, 2019 – At the Annual Meeting of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint a new Executive Officer and several new Board Members with terms to begin July 1, 2019.
The Chamber is proud to announce its newly appointed Treasurer, Christine Malay of DoubleTree by Hilton. Christine joins other Executive Committee members including Chair of the Board Jay Sattler of BlumShapiro, Vice Chair Paul Lavoie of Carey Manufacturing, Secretary John Lodovico of Tunxis Community College, and Immediate Past Chair Susan Sadecki of Main Street Community Foundation.
Chair Jay Sattler stated, "I am looking forward to working with the Chamber Board, Officers and dedicated staff to continue meeting the needs of our membership and collaborating with all businesses to advance economic development in the Central Connecticut Region."
The Board of Directors consists of Class of 2020: Laurie Adams, Webster Bank, Thomas O. Barnes, Jr., Riverside Investment Services, Cassandra Crowal, Hospital of Central CT, Lisa King, Barnes Group Inc., Ed Klonoski, Charter Oak State College, John Letizia, John A. Letizia CPA, and Wendy Palmisano, ESPN. Class of 2021: Kurt Barwis, Bristol Hospital, Kyle Biddick, Adams Samartino, Christopher Boyle, Bristol Hospital, Catherine Carbone, Bristol Board of Education, Betty DaCruz, DaCruz Manufacturing, Todd Fitzsimons, Network Imaging LLC, Jim Forker, Thomaston Savings Bank, Shaun Gallagher, ConnectiCare, William Mascetti, ACG, Nancy O’Donnell, Thomaston Savings Bank, Michael Prentiss, Starkweather & Shepley, Jerald Rafaniello, Aflac, Christine Sulvester, People’s United Bank, Michael Sweeney, Torrington Savings Bank, and William Waseleski, Century Spring Mfg. Co.
Cindy Bombard, President & CEO of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, stated, “The Board of Directors is instrumental in helping the Chamber to carry out its mission and we continue to have an excellent team in place to ensure we are able to meet our goals and objectives.”
The Chamber is grateful for the service and dedication of all of the outgoing Directors including Kim Bondeson-Ciccarello, A. Ciccarello Building Co., Carol Constant, Gary D. Constant, Atty. at Law, Carrie Dubray, Central Payment Systems, Anthony Mattioli, Thomaston Savings Bank, Susan Moreau, Bristol Board of Education, and Marie O’Brien, O’Brien Funeral Home. All of these individuals gave freely of their time in order to promote the Chamber and its mission to support business in central Connecticut and their contributions have helped the Chamber to be a success.
For more information on the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, visit www.CentralCTChambers.org or call 860-584-4718.