Fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth.

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.


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Who We Are

Business leaders from across the state and committed, expert staff drive CBIA's mission

Chris DiPentima (Chair)

President Pegasus Manufacturing Inc., Middletown

Jennifer Morgan DelMonico (Vice Chair)

Managing Partner Murtha Cullina LLP, New Haven

Jeff Hubbard (Vice Chair)

President, Connecticut & Western MA Market KeyBank, New Haven

Mary Kay Fenton (Immediate Past Chair)

EVP & CFO Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc., New Haven

Tony Amato (Executive Committee)

Vice President DXC Technology, Newington

Drew Andrews (Executive Committee)

Managing Partner & CEO Whittlesey, Hartford

Normand Forest (Executive Committee)

CEO Dymotek Corporation, Ellington

Paul Kelley (Executive Committee)

VP, General Manager EPG Alinabal Holdings Corp., Milford

David Lewis (Executive Committee)

President & CEO OperationsInc, Norwalk

Matthew McSpedon (Executive Committee)

Executive Director, Connecticut, Middle Market & Commercial Banking JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, Shelton

Rina Patel (Executive Committee)

Plant Manager Stanley Black & Decker, New Britain

Nancy Brault

President & CEO Ultimate Companies, Inc., Bristol

Greg Butler

EVP & General Counsel Eversource Energy, Hartford

John Ciulla

President & CEO Webster Financial Corporation & Webster Bank, Stamford

David DeMaio

President Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc., Branford

John Emra

State President, AT&T Connecticut AT&T Inc., New Haven

Donna Galluzzo

President & CEO Medical Development Associates, LLC, Durham

Eric Galvin

President ConnectiCare, Farmington

Josh Geballe

President Thimble Islands Ventures, LLC, Guilford

William Harmon

President, Retirement Corporate Markets Voya Financial, Hartford

Richard Iovanne

Market Manager, SVP People's United Bank, N.A., New Haven

Douglas Johnson

President Marion Manufacturing Co., Cheshire

Joseph Kask

CEO BlumShapiro, West Hartford

Marietta Lee

VP & Corporate Secretary The Lee Company, Westbrook

Kenneth Lisk

Division General Manager NN,Inc. - Lacey Division, Bridgeport

Christopher Luise

Co-CEO Adnet Technologies, LLC, Farmington

Scott Mayo

SVP BGI & President, Barnes Industrial Barnes Group, Inc., Farmington

Moy Ogilvie

Managing Partner McCarter and English, LLP, Hartford

Greg Piazza

Partner Information Services Group, Stamford

Michael Polo

President & Founder ACMT, Inc., Manchester

Reed Salvatore

CEO Accurate Lock & Hardware Co., LLC, Stamford

Wendy Sherry

President, Cigna Connecticut & Payer Solutions Cigna Healthcare, Bloomfield

Bob Sobolewski

President & CEO Bob Sobolewski Consulting, Woodbury

John Strahley

Managing Director Ironwood Capital, Avon

Corbin Walburger

VP, Business Development Stanley Black & Decker, New Britain

Joe Brennan

President & CEO More Information

Kenneth Comeau

President, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Bonnie Del Conte

President & CEO, CONNSTEP More Information

Steve Marcoux

SVP Administration, CFO & Treasurer More Information

Tony Barillari

VP, Administration More Information

Nancy Benis

Account Manager, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Eric Brown

VP, Manufacturing Policy & Outreach More Information

Andréa Comer

VP, Workforce Strategies, CBIA Education & Workforce Partnership More Information

Tom Day

Chief Information Officer More Information

Louise DiCocco

Counsel More Information

Ruth Galinski

Property/Casualty Sales Manager, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Eric Gjede

VP, Government Affairs More Information

Kristen Grivois

Account Manager, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Tom Guerra

Director of Products and Services, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Erin-Anne Kalkus

Director, Account Management, CBIA Service Corp. More Information

Shannon King

Public Affairs Manager More Information

Meaghan MacDonald

Public Relations Manager More Information

Phillip Montgomery

Director, Compensation Services & Safety More Information

Adam Ney

Engagement & Relationship Manager More Information

Paul Pescatello

Senior Counsel & Executive Director, Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council More Information

Michelle Rakebrand

Assistant Counsel More Information

Mark Soycher

Human Resource Counsel More Information

Joy Viens

Director, Human Resources More Information

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