JA’s Board of Directors is comprised of executives and community leaders who represent a wide range of backgrounds and professional expertise.

Bringing a great wealth of wisdom, insight and experience, this dedicated team provides a hands-on approach to positioning JA as a leader in economic education.



Board Members 2016 - 2017

Jill M. Albertelli

Vice President, Quality
Pratt & Whitney

Donald Allan, Jr.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Marc N. Andrukiewicz

Vice President Operations
Eversource Energy

Francine Austin

Owner
Francine’s Salon and Day Spa

Thomas J. Bailer *

Principal
Executive Support Services, LLC

Steven Bonnell*

 

Scott H. Boutin

Vice President – Global Claims Operation
MetLife

Christine E. Bromberg *

Partner
Robinson & Cole LLP

Charles Bunnell

Chief of Staff for External and Government Affairs
Mohegan Tribal Nation

Sharon A. Burns

Market Human Resources Manager
Walmart

Jay S. Buth

VP, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Eversource Energy

Matthew W. Cambi

Principal
PwC

Lawrence Carboni

Partner
Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C.

Pamela R. Carpenter

COO, National Accounts
Travelers

Sherry Ann Coelho

Managing Director, Key Accounts Management
Prudential Retirement

Matthew Desfosses

Director & Actuary
Sun Life Financial

Joseph DeSantis

Partner
Deloitte

Thomas A. DeVitto *

Chief Marketing Officer
BlumShapiro

David Doherty

Vice President, Internal Audit
Aetna

Patrick J. Duffany

Partner
CohnReznick LLP

Christopher Eberly

Head of Insurance Solutions IT SVP
VOYA Financial

Anne S. Evans

Connecticut District Director
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration

Paul J. Foody

VP, Strategic Business Solutions Group
Waste Management

Glynis Fitzgerald

Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Central Connecticut State University

Eric Galvin

President & COO
ConnectiCare & Affiliates

Jason Giulietti

Vice President of Business Recruitment
Connecticut Economic Resource Center

Thomas A. Goetter

Senior Vice President
Simpler Consulting

Jason T. Gutcheon

Partner
Professional Business Insurers

John L. Guy, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Director of Business Banking
Webster Bank

G. Christopher Heyl*

Vice President of Operations
CiDRA Corporate Services

Terrell M. Hill

Assistant Superintendent
Windsor Public Schools

Matthew Hoffman

Vice President
Hoffman Auto Group

Susan D. Jackson *

Partner
KPMG LLP

Ken James

 

Peter Kozodoy

Chief Strategy Officer
GEM Advertising

Brian Levine*

SVP, Commercial Banking Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of America

David Louden

President
Fathom

 Ilene A. Malina

Principal & Founder
IAM Marketing by Design

Samuel McKnight

Retired, AT&T Director

Kenneth H. McGovern

Partner
Jobplex

 

 

David P. Mercier

SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

Nitin J. Mhatre

Executive Vice President, Consumer Finance
Webster Bank

Venkata Natarajan, Ph.D.

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Prudential

Thomas L. Phillips

TL Phillips Consulting Services

Michael G. Polo

President/CEO
ACMT Inc., Advanced Composites and Metal forming Technologies

Sue Rapini

Executive Vice President
Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

William Reis

Vice President, Administrative Services
UIL Holdings Corporation

Sean Riegler

Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Lynn Rossini

Chief Development Officer
Saint Francis Foundation

Pamela Sawyer

Outreach and Legislative Assistant
Access Health CT

Wendy P. Simoncelli *

Client Executive, Insurance Industry
IBM

Paul Singer

General Manager, Engineering
GE Industrial Solutions

Raymond J. Sprague *

Executive Vice President, Personal Lines
The Hartford

Charles Szilagyi

Senior Client Manager, Government Banking
Bank of America

Bala Thiru

Vice President
Cognizant

Thomas R. Trumble

Partner
Private Capital Group, LLC

Michelle R. Vigue

Department Head, Career & Technical Education
East Hartford School District

Anthony G. Viscogliosi

Principal
Viscogliosi Bros. LLC

Dawne E. Ware

 

Edward B. Whittemore *

Partner
Murtha Cullina LLP

* Denotes Executive Committee Members

Emeritus Members

Gregory J. Alcorn

Vice President & General Manager, Commercial HVAC Systems
UTC Building & Industrial Systems

Neil H. Blinderman

GHP Media, Inc.

James P. Bolduc

Retired Strategic Financial Advisor
CRRA

Larry C. Brown

Managing Partner
Horton International LLC

Howard L. Carver

Retired Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Chris S. Fuselier

Principal
Fuselier Associates

R. Nelson Griebel

President
MetroHartford Alliance

Margaret W. Lawson

 

Brendan M. Lynch

Retired, President Pension Operations
Travelers Annuity

Hugh I. Manke

Partner – New Haven Office
Updike Kelly & Spellacy, PC

 

Lindsley Wellman

President
Wellman Consulting Group

New Haven Area Board Members 2016-17

Helene Augustine

Vice President
Wells Fargo

Edward B. Bradstreet

President
Bohan & Bradstreet

Sharon Burns

Market Human Resources Manager
Walmart

Gregg Burton

Partner
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey, LLP

Stephen Carbery

VP, Facilities Design Construction and Real Estate
Yale New Haven Health

Anthony Castellon

Senior Vice President
Citizens Bank

William Creaser

Senior Vice President, Northeast Middle Markets
Chase

Matthew DesFosses

Director & Actuary
Sun Life Financial

Howard C. Fero, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business and Leadership
Director, Graduate Leadership Programs
Albertus Magnus College
The Leadership Doc

G. Christopher Heyl* (Co-Chair)

Vice President of Operations
CiDRA Corporate Services

Beth Higgins

Director of Business Development
BlumShapiro

David W. Keiser

Retired President and COO, Director
Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Peter Kozodoy

Chief Strategy Officer
GEM Advertising

Brian Levine*

SVP,Commercial Banking Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of America

Joseph F. LoPresti

Vice President, Human Resources
EBP Supply Solutions

Susan Martinelli

Assurance Partner
RSM US, LLP

Samuel McKnight

Retired
AT&T Director

James Miller

Director
Marcum LLP

Ada Myteberi

Vice President
Key Bank N.A.

 

Sue Rapini

Executive Vice President
Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

Amy Shah

Associate Director for Student Relations & External Affairs
Yale Young Global Scholars Program
Yale Office of International Affairs

Lynn St. James

Finance Manager
Comcast Cable Communications

Brian Walker

President
Walker Training & Consulting