HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving announced today the appointment of Jay Williams of Washington, D.C. as President of the Hartford Foundation. He will assume responsibilities on July 17, 2017 and succeeds former Board Chair Yvette Melendez, now acting as Interim President, following the planned retirement of Linda J. Kelly who served the Foundation as its President for over 11 years.
Appointments, Transitions, Colleague News
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Jim Williamson, who as president of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain for the past 12-plus years led the organization through a transformative period of growth, change and influence, has announced his retirement. The Strategy Group, LLC of Darien has been retained to lead the executive transition process.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Tow Foundation is pleased to announce that Beeta Jahedi has joined its team as the Director of Strategy and Communications.
WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Linda Cote, vice president, Commercial Real Estate, has been elected to a two-year term as chairperson of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Central Connecticut Charitable Foundation, the organization’s philanthropic arm.