Hartford Business Journal

January 21, 2019

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www.HartfordBusiness.com • January 21, 2019 • Hartford Business Journal 19 Movers & Shakers John Kollar was hired at OKAY Industries Inc., a New Britain contract manufacturer that engineers components, as director of application development. Kollar has 30 years of specialized expertise in engineering, precision manufacturing and operational leadership. At OKAY, he will support product engineering and development, and spearhead the company's expansion into new plastic molding capabilities. Hong Tern has been promoted to chief technology officer at Payrailz, a Glastonbury-based digital payments company. In his role as CTO, Tern will oversee all technology related to software development, IT management and product development. He previously served as senior architect at Payrailz. Robinson+Cole promoted four attorneys in the firm's Hartford office to the position of counsel. Those promoted include J. Tyler Butts, Kevin P. Daly, Emilee Mooney Scott and Taylor A. Shea. Katelyn LaVoie has joined Farmington employee-benefits firm OneDigital Health and Benefits as principal and senior benefits consultant. In her new role, LaVoie will focus on strategic initiatives catered to the public sector while considering clients' philosophy, desired objectives and financial stability. Kristen L. Stumpo has joined Goldberg Segalla's workers' compensation practice group in Hartford. Stumpo previously worked for Solimene & Secondo LLP in Meriden. At Goldberg Segalla, she will focus on counseling and defending employers, insurance companies and self-insured clients in all stages of workers' compensation litigation. Jaime Girard was named executive director at River Ridge at Avon, an assisted-living and memory-care community in Avon. Girard last served in a variety of capacities for its sister facility, The Village at Buckland Court, in South Windsor. Catlin M. Wells has been appointed Title IX coordinator at Quinnipiac University. In her new role, Wells will work with an array of campus partners to promote gender equity and inclusion in all university activities and programs. She previously worked as a Title IX investigator at the University of Cincinnati. Cowen Tax Advisory Group, a West Hartford retirement planning and financial advice company, announced two promotions among its administrative staff. Rebecca LaVoie was promoted to administrative/creative marketing specialist. She will be responsible for designing new marketing materials for Cowen Tax Advisory Group, coordinating events and seminars, managing the company's social media profiles, among other tasks. Sara McKinney is now digital/content marketing specialist. She will manage the company's electronic records system, copywriting, content creation, digital platforms integration and email marketing. Glastonbury architecture firm SLAM Collaborative promoted 11 employees to associates and senior associates. Those promoted to associates include Nick Campanelli of Vernon, Kristen A. Furtak of Portland, Amanda Hastings of Marlborough, Karen Glass Parzych of West Hartford, Michael Pritchett of East Hartford, Ellen Santos of Windsor and Emily Sperini of Malden, Mass. SLAM's new senior associates include Tracy Caisse of Glastonbury, Eleana Lynch of West Hartford, John McClure of West Hartford and Robert Zygmunt of Glastonbury. John Kollar Jaime Girard Catlin M. Wells J. Tyler Butts Emilee Mooney Scott Kevin P. Daly Taylor A. Shea Hong Tern Government Total revenue (2016) $117,077,453 Per capita tax $3,571 Total expenditures $112,353,559 Total indebtedness $64,937,503 as % of expenditures 57.8% Annual debt service $6,874,897 Moody's bond rating Aa2 Actual mill rate 36.54 Net Grand List $2,500,561,611 Housing stock Existing units 10,378 % single unit 71.6% New permits (2017) 102 as % of existing units 1% Residential sales 280 Median price $276,200 Median rent $1,152 Top 5 grand list Company Amount Eversource $101,768,450 Evergreen Walk Lifestyle Center $31,928,600 Aldi Inc. $25,328,745 DST Output East LLC $20,410,470 Dell Equipment Funding LP $18,673,570 Town Profile South Windsor Town Hall address: 1540 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor, CT 06074 (860) 644-2511 News around town ■ ■ The South Windsor Town Council in November unanimously approved a seven-year tax abatement totaling $2.4 million as an incentive for the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Northern New England to build a multimillion-dollar office and distribution facility on Ellington Road. ■ ■ In September, New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit against South Windsor sports-entertainment ticket broker TicketNetwork and its owner, alleging they siphoned millions from Empire State buyers with faulty or non-existent tickets to games, concerts and other live events. General Land area (sq. miles) 28 Households 9,739 Median household income $100,122 Poverty rate 3% Crime rate (per 100,000 residents) 1,399 Population 2000 24,412 Projected 2020 24,871 Median age 44 Largest age demographic 45-64, 31% Educational attainment (2016) Persons age 25 or older 71% of population High school graduate 23% Associate's degree 9% Bachelor's or more 50% Labor Force (Residence) Employed 13,405 Unemployed 569 Unemployment rate 4.1% Places of work Total employers 987 Total employed 13,363 Economics Business profile Sector Units Employ- ment Construction 106 797 Manufacturing 89 2,848 Retail trade 111 1,440 Wholesale trade 117 1,247 Health care and social assistance 84 941 Total government 21 1,163 Major Employers • Doosan Fuel Cell America • DST Output Services • Town of South Windsor • The May Comp. • Target Source: Connecticut Economic Resource Center

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