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

Rina Patel (Chair)

VP Operations Multi-Site Marmon Electrical—Industrial Platform, East Granby

Matthew McSpedon (Vice Chair)

Executive Director, Connecticut & Mid Hudson Middle Market JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, Shelton

Kevin Grigg (Vice Chair)

President & CEO Fuss & O'Neill Inc., Manchester

Jeff Hubbard (Past Chair)

SVP, Regional Manager Liberty Bank, New Haven

Drew Andrews (Executive Committee)

Managing Partner & CEO Whittlesey, Hartford

Rohan Freeman (Executive Committee)

President & CEO Freeman Companies LLC, Hartford

Joseph Kask (Executive Committee)

CEO CLA, West Hartford

Paul Kelley (Executive Committee)

VP, General Manager EPG Alinabal Holdings Corp., Milford

Marietta Lee (Executive Committee)

COO, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary The Lee Company, Westbrook

David Lewis (Executive Committee)

President & CEO OperationsInc, Norwalk

Brian Montanari (Executive Committee)

President & CEO HABCO Industries LLC, Glastonbury

Moy Ogilvie (Executive Committee)

Managing Partner McCarter and English, LLP, Hartford

John Strahley (Executive Committee)

CFO IsoPlexis, Branford

Chris Allen

CEO iCleanse, Avon

John Ciulla

President & CEO Webster Financial Corporation & Webster Bank, Stamford

Shawn Coyne

VP, Human Resources General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton

Jennifer DelMonico

Managing Partner Murtha Cullina LLP, New Haven

Sheila Denton

SVP, General Counsel Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ridgefield

Leander Dolphin

Managing Partner Shipman & Goodwin, Hartford

Michele Etzel

EVP & CFO National Graphics Inc., North Branford

Mary Kay Fenton

Principal Fenton Advisors, LLC, West Hartford

Robin Fiala

VP Sales & Marketing Otis Elevator, Farmington

David Fiereck

President Loureiro Engineering, Plainville

Lucia Furman

President Mercantile Development Inc., Shelton

Aida Habtezion

Chief Medical Officer, Head of Worldwide Medical & Safety Pfizer, Groton

Matthew Hummel

Market President, Connecticut KeyBank, New Haven

Richard Iovanne

Market Manager, SVP People's United Bank, N.A., a division of M&T Bank, New Haven

Abul Islam

Founder & President/CEO AI Engineers, Middletown

Michael Kennedy

VP, Tax & Treasury Barnes Group Inc., Bristol

Christopher Luise

Co-CEO Adnet Technologies, LLC, Farmington

Joe Maisto

CFO Whitcraft, Eastford

Jill Mayer

CEO Bead Industries, Milford

Lisa Morgan

SVP & President, Construction, Energy, & Marine Travelers Companies, Hartford

Frank Reynolds

President & CEO UIL Holdings, New Haven

Graham Robinson

President, Stanley Industrial, Stanley Black & Decker New Britain

Reed Salvatore

CEO Accurate Lock & Hardware Co., LLC, Stamford

Meredith Shay

CEO & Owner InCord, Colchester

Wendy Sherry

Connecticut Market President Cigna Healthcare, Bloomfield

Rachel Stansel

President Environics Inc., Tolland

William Tommins

Market Executive Global Commercial Banking Bank of America, Stamford

Ben Towne

Partner PwC, Hartford

Jeff Varesio

Senior Director, Operations, Surgical Innovations Contract Manufacturing Medtronic, North Haven

Ian Walsh

Chair, President & CEO KAMAN Corp., Bloomfield

Jeffrey White

Partner Robinson+Cole, Hartford
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Chris DiPentima

President & CEO More Information
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Mary Bergamo

SVP Administration, CFO & Treasurer More Information
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Kenneth Comeau

President, CBIA Service Corp. More Information
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Beatriz Gutierrez

President & CEO, CONNSTEP More Information
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Shannon Marimón

Executive Director, ReadyCT More Information
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Nancy Benis

Senior Account Manager, CBIA Service Corp. More Information
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John Blair

Associate Counsel More Information
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Wyatt Bosworth

Assistant Counsel CBIA More Information
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Tom Day

Chief Information Officer More Information
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Joe Dias

VP, Membership More Information
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Marcy Flemke

Outreach Coordinator More Information
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Eric Gjede

VP, Public Policy More Information
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Kristen Grivois

Account Manager, CBIA Service Corp. More Information
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Tom Guerra

Director of Operations, CBIA Energy Connections More Information
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Erin-Anne Kalkus

VP, Insurance Sales, CBIA Service Corp. More Information
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Stevie Ann Lis

Advocacy Outreach Manager More Information
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Ashley Luzon-Grimaldi

Engagement & Relationship Manager (Fairfield County) More Information
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Diane Mokriski

HR Counsel More Information
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Phillip Montgomery

Director, Compensation Services & Safety More Information
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Adam Ney

Engagement & Relationship Manager More Information
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Paul Pescatello

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

Engagement & Relationship Manager More Information
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Ali Warshavsky

Media & Public Relations Manager More Information
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Ashley Zane

Government Affairs Associate CBIA More Information

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