Donna Palomba
Founder & President


Carol Wilton
Program & Accounts Manager

Rachelle Behuniak
Administrative Coordinator


Kathy McPadden
Chairman of the Board

Senior Vice President,
Community Relations Officer, Ion Bank

Executive Director,
Ion Bank Foundation


Tracy DiGiovancarlo

Financial Analyst,
The Hartford


Jayme Sintay

Senior Financial Analyst,
Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company


Amanda Devan
Police Sergeant at Naugatuck Police
Department, CT


Ann Feinberg
Educator, Attorney, Non-profit Advisor


Graham A. Main
VP Finance — Operations,
Sikorsky a Lockheed Martin Company


Scott Semple
Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Correction, (Retired)


Scott Tansley, CFP®️
Financial Advisor, Vice President -
Wells Fargo Advisors


Lori Turmel-Kecskes
Employers Reference Source


Sandra D. Wilson

Academic Program Manager, Criminal Justice,
Post University, Waterbury, CT


Tara Flynn
Nurse Technician, Hartford Healthcare


Michelle Giorno
Private Client Insurance Advisor


Leta Highsmith
CLH Holdings Company, Hamden, CT


Patti Ieraci
Account Operations Manager, CBRE


Carmelita Rifkin, PT, MS, CLT-LANA
Physical Therapist, Reiki Master/Teacher


Jennifer Tansley
Owner of Soirees and Revelry

Rebecca Abbott
Professor of Communications, Quinnipiac University

Robert A. Alvine

President, Premier Automotive Group

Karen Brand
Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, Providence Day School

John Buturla
Deputy Chief of Operations, Richmond, VA

Maria Cappella

Sales & Customer Service Administrator, Design-2-Part

Rick Caswell

Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Hamilton Sundstrand, Retired

Laura Daley
Founding Partner, Insight Learning Partners; co-author,  Talk Your Way to the Top

Daisy Cocco DeFipppis

President, Naugatuck Valley Community College

Bill Dreska

Owner, Direct Channel

Michael Eck

Actor, Author, Entrepreneur

Thomas Flaherty
Executive Director, Police Officers Standards and Training

Jeanette Horan
Chief Information Officer, IBM, Retired

Carson Jacobi, MPH
Vice President, Corporate Giving, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Peter J. Jacoby, MD
 Chairman, Department of Emergency Services, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

David Read Johnson, PhD
Director, Post Traumatic Stress Center, LLC; Associate Cpnical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

Rob Kane

CT State Senator, 32nd District

Dr. Henry C. Lee
Internationally renowned forensic scientist; Chief Emeritus, CT State Police; Founder, Henry C. Lee Forensic Institute, University of New Haven

Gary MacNamara

Chief of Police, Fairfield, CT

Sarah Man

Second Vice President, Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney

Wendy Marx

President, Marx Communications, Inc.

Edward F. Moore

Chief of Police, Saratoga, NY

John Murray

Publisher and Editor, The Waterbury Observer, Waterbury, CT

Joe Natarelli
Partner, Marcum, LLP

Neil O'Leary
Mayor, City of Waterbury, CT

Maureen Norris Wilkas
Attorneys at Law, Norris Law Firm

Elaine Pagliaro

Forensic Science Consultant

Hilary Pearl

Founder & Partner, Pearl Associates

Johanna Chapman-Petit

Petit Family Foundation

Dr. William A. Petit, Jr.

President, Petit Family Foundation

CT State Representative, 22nd District

David R. Polgar
Associate Professor, Lincoln College of New England

Santo Sampino, DC, MS

Senior Medical Director, Triad Healthcare, Inc.

Daniele Serrano

Vice President, East Coast Training Systems

Drew Serrano

President, East Coast Training Systems

Dan Sherr

Database marketing consultant; mentor to non-profits; community activist; Vice President, Integrated Media, Valassis

Don E. Smith
Professional Development Coach

Joe Sudol

Consultant, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Henry C. Lee Forensic Institute

Nick Torello

President and Owner, Torello Tire Company LLC, East Haven, CT

Jim Van Hoof
Vice President Tax, Hubbell Corporation

Doug Veillette
Financial Advisor-Managing Director, Veillette, Donato & Associates, Ameriprise Financial

Lynn G. Ward

President and CEO, Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Wexler
Author; Host, The Lisa Wexler Show, Probate Judge Westport/Weston