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Newsmakers Fairfield County 11-26-12

Credits, Clients and Awards

Deborah Carroll SCSU
Deborah Carroll.



DEBORAH CARROLL, professor of psychology at South Connecticut State University (SCSU), was recently selected Connecticut Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). A total of 300 professors were nominated throughout the nation for various state awards. Carroll has taught as a full-time faculty member at SCSU since 1994.



KATE DISCHINO of Stamford, manager of emergency response at AmeriCares, a nonprofit, global health and disaster relief organization, was recently honored for her Hurricane Sandy relief work by Glamour magazine at Glamour’s 2012 Women of the Year Awards in New York City. Dischino has been coordinating the AmeriCares Sandy response to deliver aid to the hardest-hit communities on the East Coast.

QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW recently presented its Thurgood Marshall Award to Sanford Cloud Jr., chairman and CEO of The Cloud Company L.L.C., a real estate development and business investment firm. The annual award is presented by the Quinnipiac Black Law Students Association. Cloud is the former president and CEO of the National Conference for Community and Justice.

From left, Brad Saxton, dean of the Quinnipiac University School of Law, poses with Danielle McGee, president of the Black Law Students Association at Quinnipiac, and Sanford Cloud Jr.



JONATHAN DALL was recently appointed to the newly created position of chief sales officer by LogicSource, a Norwalk sourcing solutions firm. Most recently, Dall was business development director – smart energy services for Capgemini, a global firm based in France that provides consulting, technology, outsourcing and professional services.

JAMES HORWITZ of Woodbridge was recently named to the Governing Board of New Haven Legal Assistance Association Inc. (LAA), a nonprofit legal assistance organization in New Haven. Horwitz is an attorney with Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder P.C. in Bridgeport. He graduated from Colgate University and received a Juris Doctorate from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

MARKETING MANAGEMENT ANALYTICS (MMA) in Wilton has recently announced the hiring of two former Nielsen executives who will be based in the company’s Chicago offices.

    PAUL STRAUB has been named senior vice president of analytics. Most recently, he was vice president of research and development at Nielsen. Straub holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Eastern Illinois University.

TOM STROUD has been named vice president, strategic accounts. Most recently, he was vice president of advanced analytics at Nielsen and holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.


On the Go

Temple Israel Networking Group for individuals in their job search, 2 p.m., Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road, Westport. For information, call 227-1293.


Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce leaders luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Crowne Plaza Danbury, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury. $70 nonmembers, $50 members. To register, email info@danburychamber.com or fax information to 794-1439.



BNC FINANCIAL GROUP, the holding company for The Bank of New Canaan, The Bank of Fairfield and Stamford First Bank, held the grand opening of its Bridgeport loan offices at 855 Main St. in Bridgeport Nov. 8, marking the organization’s expansion into the Bridgeport market.

BNC Bridgeport
From left: Dawn Hatcher, Family Services Woodfield; Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch; Heidi DeWyngaert; Fire Chief Brian Rooney; Joshua Thompson, Good Schools Bridgeport; Brian Charlebois, BNC Financial Group Bridgeport Office lending head; Betsy O’Connor, Bridgeport Alliance for Young Children; and Bridgeport Regional Business Council CEO Paul Timpanelli.

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