Sightlines, a Guilford firm that helps academic institutions manage their facilities and capital-investment strategies, has named Mark Schiff executive vice president and chief operating officer. Previously Schiff was president of Hubbard One, a business within Thomson Reuters Corp. that provides business development tools to lawyers. He holds a BA from Duke University and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.
The Connecticut Republican State Central Committee has named Murtha Cullina attorney Michael D. Goldfarb general counsel of the Connecticut Republican Party. He will be responsible for counseling the party on legal matters including election law, campaign finance, contracting, risk management and organizational governance. Goldfarb is a trial attorney who represents businesses, government entities and individuals in a broad range of complex civil litigation matters.
The accounting firm of Whittlesey & Hadley, PC has announced employee promotions: Katy White to manager; Jenna Bennetti, Ryan Jason, Ashley Smith, Authea Chambers-Simpson, Bryan Jambard and Don Johnson to audit supervisor; Kate Donovan to audit senior associate and Chris Doyle to tax senior associate. The firm has also added the following new audit associates: Timothy Bessette, Patrick Kelly and Marisa Stefano.
Alice Holland of Fairfield has been named director of student health services at Quinnipiac University. Previously Holland worked at Penn State/Berks as director of health services and taught undergraduate courses in human sexuality. A doctoral candidate at Widener University Holland holds a master’s in education from Widener and a master’s in nursing from Misericordia University.
TD Bank has promoted Alex Tie to store manager of its branch at 951 Stratford Avenue in Stratford. He will be responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations. A 2007 graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Tue joined TD Bank in 2003.
Michael Caron, commissioner of the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), has been named to the board of the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC). PURA regulates rates and services of Connecticut's investor-owned electricity, natural gas, water and telecommunication companies and is the franchising authority for the state’s cable TV companies. Previously he was director of public affairs/global sites for Pfizer Inc. and an associate lobbyist for the lobbying and business development firm Camilliere, Cloud & Kennedy.
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services in New Haven has promoted Adam Mancinone from senior associate to associate vice president investments. A graduate of Williams College, Mancinone began his career with Marcus & Millichap in July 2003.
Angel Commercial, LLC has named Lester Fradkoff senior vice president. He previously was a senior vice president at Prudential Commercial Real Estate in Fairfield since 1999. Fradkoff holds BBA and MBA degrees in management from UMass/Amherst.
Murtha Cullina partner Sara R. Stadler has earned the Connecticut Bar Association’s 2013 Federal Tax Institute Award of Achievement. Stadler practice is concentrated on estate planning and settlement, retirement planning, estate and gift tax planning and trust administration for clients of wealth. A former treasurer of the Connecticut Bar Association and former chair of the Estates & Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, Stadler earned a BA from the University of Nebraska, an MS from Southern Connecticut State University and her JD from the University of Connecticut School of law.
Logicbroker Inc., the Shelton provider of cloud-based integration hub logicbroker, has named Frank Brochin and Donny Askin to its board of directors. Brochin is chief investment officer at StoneWater Capital, a New York asset management firm. Askin is senior vice president and general manager for Yunique Solutions at Gerber Technology.
Margery Feinzig has joined the law firm of Wiggin and Dana as a partner in its Litigation Department, including the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group. Feinzig spent 18 years as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York. She began her legal career as an associate in the New York office of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Feinzig was graduated from Tufts University and earned her JD from the University of Chicago Law School.
Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) has named Claudette J. Beamon assistant executive director for personnel & special services. Having joined ACES in 2002, Beamon most recently was the non-profit group’s director of human resources. A licensed clinical social worker who began her career working for the state’s Department of Children & Families, Beamon holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southern Connecticut State University.