Colin Eccles recently joined Webster Bank as executive vice president and chief information officer.
Most recently, he served as chief information officer at Umpqua Holdings in Portland, Ore. Prior to that, Eccles worked for the First National Bank of South Africa before joining Hogan System, a banking software company, in Dallas, Texas.
Eccles is a graduate of Witwatersand University in Johannesburg, South Africa with a master’s degree from the University of South Africa.
Dr. Bruce M. Molinelli, of Greenwich, recently joined WESTMED Medical Group, a Purchase, N.Y.-based multispecialty medical practice, as a general surgeon and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeon. Molinelli is also the director of minimally invasive surgery at Greenwich Hospital, where he previously served as chief of staff. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, followed by his residency in general surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center at Columbia University.
Robinson & Cole L.L.P., a law firm with an office in Stamford, recently announced the election of four attorneys to become partners.
Stephen E. Cooper, of Easton, is a resident in the firm’s Stamford office where he practices in the business section involving the representation of large and small clients in all aspects of corporate and transactional law, including venture capital and private equity financings, debt financings, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities law compliance, and general corporate matters. Cooper received a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the university.
Nuala E. Droney, of West Hartford, is a member of the firm’s litigation section, and a resident in the Hartford office where she focuses on complex litigation in federal courts, including antitrust, patent, trade secret, trademark, unfair trade practices, fraud and contract disputes. Droney received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Yale University.
Debbie J. Gezon is a resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office and concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate and real estate finance. Prior to moving her practice to real estate finance, Gezon spent several years as a commercial bankruptcy lawyer. She received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hope College.
Eugene P. Murphy concentrates his practice in liability and property insurance coverage matters, as well as products liability defense. Murphy received a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, an LL.M. from Pace University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Queens College.