Jeff Hubbard, senior vice president and regional manager at Liberty Bank in New Haven, has been elected chair of the board of directors of CBIA, Connecticut's largest business organization.

He succeeds Jennifer DelMonico, managing partner at the law firm Murtha Cullina, who becomes immediate past chair.

Jeff Hubbard, Rina Patel, Matt McSpedon
Leadership: Liberty Bank's Jeff Hubbard, RSCC Wire and Cable's Rina Patel, and Matthew McSpedon from JPMorgan Chase Bank.

CBIA's board of directors also elected two vice chairs at its Dec. 9 meeting: Rina Patel, vice president of operations multi-site with RSCC Wire & Cable in East Granby; and Matthew McSpedon, executive director, Connecticut and Mid Hudson Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries at JPMorgan Chase Bank at JPMorgan Chase Bank in Shelton. 

“I’m excited to lead this incredible group of business leaders to help guide CBIA’s efforts to rebuild Connecticut’s economy,” Hubbard said.

“I look forward to working alongside Rina and Matt and the rest of the board to further engage the business community in driving policy change and fostering economic growth.” 

“Our board is full of talented individuals, like Jeff, that bring their extensive knowledge and industry experience to the table to create solutions,” said CBIA president and CEO Chris DiPentima.

“Each member of our board is a crucial part of rebuilding and reimagining what Connecticut is and can be, as we work to bring back jobs, restore economic growth, and create opportunities for all residents.”


CBIA is Connecticut’s largest business organization, with thousands of member companies, small and large, representing a diverse range of industries from every part of the state. For more information, please contact Joe Budd (860.244.1951).