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AdvanceCT Announces New Additions to Board of Directors

The AdvanceCT board of directors has voted to add the following new members:


Gregory Butler
EVP, General Counsel

Anthony Marone
President & CEO
Avangrid Networks

Jay Williams
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Thomas Rutledge
Chairman & CEO
Charter Communications

Judy Olian
Quinnipiac University


“We welcome these highly respected leaders to the AdvanceCT board as AdvanceCT implements Governor Lamont’s vision for business development and economic growth. Their diverse talents spanning business, education, philanthropy and community will inform AdvanceCT’s strategic choices, and they share the private sector’s sense of urgency to improve Connecticut’s economic and business competitiveness,” said AdvanceCT board co-chairs Indra Nooyi and Jim Smith.

“Our board is a key component of AdvanceCT’s business-driven mission to enhance Connecticut’s ability to retain and recruit companies through a highly strategic approach to business development and business engagement,” said Peter Denious, AdvanceCT’s new president and CEO. “Our board plays an important role in this new mission in collaboration with Governor Lamont and the Department of Economic & Community Development.”