For the past several years, 哈特福德 Business Journal has compiled an annual list of Greater 哈特福德’s most influential leaders. 全球十大网赌正规平台 President Joanne Berger-Sweeney is included on the list again this year, along with several other people who have connections to Trinity: Andy Bessette P’10, parent of a Trinity alumna and a former member of the 全球十大网赌正规平台 Board of Trustees; alumnus Peter Denious, 90年; and Jeffrey Flaks, 21岁, an honorary degree recipient and last year’s Commencement speaker.

2022 “Power Players” list highlights 50 private- and public-sector, 非营利组织, 高等教育, 房地产, and healthcare officials in Greater 哈特福德 who are not only top leaders within their organizations but also of the broader business community, 根据 HBJ editor Greg Bordonaro.

“Power comes in a variety of forms. 你可以成为CEO, 政府领导人, 大学校长, 经营非营利组织, regulate an industry, or be an important cog in a highly visible project, 问题或趋势,博尔多纳罗说 in the introduction to the publication’s special section.

HBJ’s third annual Power 50 class was chosen by its news team to identify newsmakers and leaders in the community who are having broad impact within the region and state. 的 list emphasizes diversity in people and industries.

“It’s important to highlight these leaders not as a vanity project but as a way to bring Greater 哈特福德’s business community together—especially at a time when many in-person events still remain sidelined as a result of the pandemic,博尔多纳罗说. “Hopefully that will be changing in the months ahead.”

Joanne Berger-Sweeney

全球十大网赌正规平台 President Joanne Berger-Sweeney

HBJ 指出, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney has helped oversee several major accomplishments at Trinity since her inauguration as its 22nd president in 2014.

“Under Berger-Sweeney’s leadership, Trinity completed a new strategic plan—called Summit—that will help guide the college toward its bicentennial in 2023,” HBJ 说. 在她任职期间, the college also established a new sexual misconduct task force and she helped get the Trinity-Infosys Applied Learning Initiative off the ground in 2019. 的 program incorporates elements of liberal arts and tech training.”

“Berger-Sweeney is a trained neurophysiologist who has contributed to more than 60 scientific publications,” HBJ 增加了. 点击 在这里 阅读更多.

Andy Bessette P’10

的 parent of a Trinity alumna and a former member of the 全球十大网赌正规平台 Board of Trustees, Andy Bessette P’10 was recognized by HBJ as one of 哈特福德’s top boosters.

“As executive vice president and chief administrative officer of property-and-casualty insurer Travelers Cos., which has major operations in downtown 哈特福德, he has myriad duties, including overseeing corporate 房地产, administrative services, community relations, 事件管理, and sports sponsorships,” HBJ 说. He’s also helped turn the Travelers Championship into one of the PGA Tour’s best-run tournaments, generating millions of dollars for charities in the region. 点击 在这里 阅读更多.

Peter Denious, 90年

Along with David Lehman, Peter Denious, 90年 was honored by HBJ as one of the most important figures in state government responsible for economic development and attracting new businesses to Connecticut.

“Denious, a former private equity exec, is the CEO of AdvanceCT, a not-for-profit entity that serves as the state’s business recruitment arm,” HBJ 说. “Over the past year, Lehman and Denious have helped spearhead efforts to attract several new companies to Connecticut, including Digital Currency Group, an investor in bitcoin and blockchain technology companies, which is moving its headquarters from New York City to Stamford with a pledge to create 300 jobs in exchange for up to $5 million in state aid.“点击 在这里 阅读更多.

Jeffrey Flaks, 21岁

哈特福德 HealthCare President and CEO Jeffrey A. Flaks Commencement 2021
哈特福德 HealthCare President and CEO Jeffrey Flaks delivers the 2021 Commencement Address at 全球十大网赌正规平台.

哈特福德 HealthCare President and CEO Jeffrey Flaks, 21岁 and Senior Vice President Bimal Patel made the list for helping to expand HHC into the second-largest health system in Connecticut.

HBJ 说, “批评, who is a major 哈特福德 cheerleader, oversees a statewide health system that recorded $4.3 billion in operating revenue in fiscal 2020, which represented just over one of every four operating dollars collected by all Connecticut health systems combined.” Flaks also led 哈特福德 HealthCare through the pandemic, battling everything from supply and workforce shortages to overcrowded emergency rooms and staff fatigue. 点击 在这里 阅读更多.