Women and Philanthropy Founding Members

photo of members of the women and philanthropy group

Name School/College Year Title Employer
Marilda L. Gándara School of Law 1978    
Carla S. Klein Neag School of Education 1972 Elementary School Teacher (Retired) Town of Trumbull
Becky B. Salustri     Director of Development, CLAS UConn Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Leah A. Darak School of Medicine 1995 Physician Women’s Health Connecticut
Nicole E. Lindsay School of Business 1996 Deputy Director Zoom Foundation
Leena K. Langeland DMD School of Dental Medicine 1975    
Kimberly T. Manning College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1983 Partner, COO & Co-owner Cronin & Company, LLC
Sibongile Magubane College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1977 Head of Finance (Retired) Aetna Inc.
Dr. Andrea B. Dennis-LaVigne Center for Continuing Studies 2003 Veterinary Doctor/Owner & Founder Bloomfield Animal Hospital
Christine Lodewick and
Philip H. Lodewick
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1967    
Anne E. McAloon College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1974 Principal Analyst, General Assembly (Retired) State of Connecticut
Elease E. Wright Neag School of Education 1976 Senior VP of Human Resources (Retired) Aetna Inc.
Lori Riiska School of Business 1984 CPA Lori Riiska Cpa, Llc
Jennifer Grey McCarty School of Business 1993 Associate VP for Development, Health Sciences UConn Foundation, Inc.
Kathleen S. Holgerson College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1989 Center Director The University of Connecticut
Elizabeth E. Rolfe School of Business 1983 Senior Business Systems Analyst Yale University
Melinda T. Brown School of Business 1977 SVP, Corporate Controller Coach Coach, Inc.
Dr. Sally M. Reis Neag School of Education 1981 Vice Provost for Academic Affairs The University of Connecticut
Judith S. Levy and
Coleman B. Levy
Meghan D. Forgione College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 2009 Associate Director, Health Sciences UConn Foundation, Inc.
Treacy Riiska School of Business 1989 Internal Accountant Krauss Whiting Capital Advisors LLC
Harriet Munrett Wolfe Esq. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 1976 Executive Vice President/Chief Counsel/Secretary Webster Financial Corporation
Nadine F. West School of Law 1989 Senior Vice President, CAO and Corporate Secretary Protein Sciences Corporation
Cynthia K. Courtney and
Richard F. Orr
    Electronic Discovery Counsel Day Pitney LLP
Maxine Cartwright MD School of Medicine 1987 Principal Psychiatrist UConn Health Center
Colby L. Plaskowitz College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources 2014 Assistant Director of Stewardship UConn Foundation, Inc.
Professor Lucy L. Gilson       The University of Connecticut