One of our greatest assets is the shared willingness to solve problems and to chart a future course that reflects the best thinking and interests of all.

LOOK,MA! No Hands! by Doe

Book Signing Event with Doe Hentschel

Congratulations to Doe Hentschel on the publication of her book, LOOK, MA! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way Please join us at the LGH Offices on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, for a book signing event with Doe Hentschel....

Leaders in Focus: Randy Salvatore

Randy Salvatore is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RMS Companies, a vertically integrated building, development and hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of residential,...

Discover for yourself: the best leaders are the best learners.

No matter your age, no matter how long you have lived in or around Hartford, there’s always a new perspective to be found to help our region grow. It’s the perspective we find when we gather face to face and, from our different viewpoints, focus on a common goal.

  • "Summer Nexus opened my eyes to the community around me and has given me a better understanding of myself. I can confidently say that I am not the same person I was when I started this program."

    West Hartford student (age 17)
    West Hartford student (age 17)
  • "There’s nothing more satisfying than having your work be something that you’re passionate about and something that improves the community that you live in. That’s definitely one of my favorite parts of making the transition to nonprofit.”

    Tracie Cloutier
    Tracie Cloutier Encore!Hartford Fellow
  • "Receiving classroom instruction at different nonprofit locations several each week, we were able to develop hands-on experience and practical knowledge. One of the most positive takeaways from my experience is seeing the passion the staff has for the mission of the organization"

    Mario J. Chiappetti
    Mario J. Chiappetti Encore!Hartford Fellow
  • "I loved getting to work on a community service project with my peers in the Common Ground program. People think teenagers aren't motivated to change the community — but look at us. Look what we have accomplished!"

    Glastonbury student (age 16)
    Glastonbury student (age 16)
  • "Common Ground really changed my life. I am friends with people I never would have met. They are now more than my friends: they are my family."

    East Hartford student (age 15)
    East Hartford student (age 15)
  • “The Summit program was wonderful. I enjoyed the thought-provoking discussions and am grateful for its contribution to my personal growth.”

    Michelle Zettergren
    Michelle Zettergren Executive Healthcare Leader, Business Developer, Brighton Health Plan Solutions
  • “I am grateful for all the thoughtfulness brought to Summit. We all trusted Leadership Greater Hartford to take us on a productive journey and you did just that.”

    Ed Klonoski
    Ed Klonoski President, Charter Oak State College
  • "It's been a wonderful process for us. We were able to secure four board members [through Leaders On Board]. It's a wonderful program any organization would want to take advantage of."

    Lorna Little
    Lorna Little Executive Director, St. Agnes Home
  • “I had the privilege of working with an incredibly diverse, talented, committed group of leaders who all came to Quest with different backgrounds, expectations, and leadership styles.”

    Maureen Caye
    Maureen Caye Associate Director, Underwriting National Accounts, UnitedHealthcare
  • “The Quest program has allowed me to make valuable connections around the Greater Hartford region while enabling me to grow both personally and professionally. Being part of the task force helped to develop my skills as a community leader, while giving back and contributing to the growth of the city.”

    Kristyn Neal
    Kristyn Neal Realtor and Property Specialist at Executive Real Estate, Quest 2015
  • “By participating in the Hartford Encounter tours, Cigna employees have been able to connect with the community and see the impact that Cigna leaders are having to improve the neighborhoods around us. Being a part of the community is good business, for so many reasons.”

    David Figliuzzi
    David Figliuzzi Chief Diversity Officer, Cigna
  • "The entire Junior Achievement staff participated in a recent Hartford Encounters program and it was amazing.  We received a behind-the-scenes tour of the city and more than a half-dozen historical sites.  It was eye-opening, informative and fun. I would highly recommend this program for anyone looking to learn more about the great city of Hartford."

    Jeremy Race
    Jeremy Race President & CEO, Junior Achievement
  • “Summer Nexus opened my eyes to the community around me and has given me a better understanding of myself. I can confidently say that I am not the same person I was when I started this program.”

    West Hartford student (age 17)
    West Hartford student (age 17)
  • "The Executive Orientation Program provided a wonderful opportunity for me to get to know other influential and passionate executives in the Hartford community and to build relationships that have extended beyond the program. The experience gave me up close and personal insights into the community."

    Susan Lane
    Susan Lane Director of Public Relations & Community Engagement, Hoffman Auto Group
  • "The Executive Orientation Program enabled me to develop a relationship with other city leaders who are looking to make an impact in their community, workplace, and personal growth. The program re-connected me with the "new" Hartford and all it has to offer."

    Bruce Bernier
    Bruce Bernier Director, Central Division Operations, Eversource Energy
  • "Summer Nexus helped me prepare for life. The lessons taught me a lot about college, but also about decision making and problem solving. Our community service project helped me to take the initiative and practice these skills."

    Avon student (age 16)
    Avon student (age 16)
  • “I learned what this city needs. The city has the equivalent potential to be as popular as Boston or NYC and has the people and leaders with the know-how to get there. And thanks to Leadership Greater Hartford, I’m proud to be a part of that process.”

    Tyler Wrenn
    Tyler Wrenn Sophomore, Trinity College
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Quest is our flagship program for mid-career professionals that offers a unique, experimental approach to leadership training. See what a recent Quest alum has to say about the program: “Everything I learned from our sessions, my task force, and my coach, coupled with many opportunities to present in front of a group, has directly benefited me in my day-to-day role. The yearlong membership to Leadership Greater Hartford provided to all Quest participants also allowed me to take advantage of much of the organization's other programming for no additional charge." - Dave Doherty, Lincoln Financial Group

Thinking about applying for the Leadership Greater Hartford Quest program, but still have questions? Join us Tuesday, December 13, 9am-10am for our next virtual information session to learn more. Register here: bit.ly/QuestInfoSession12-13

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Quest is our flagship program for mid-career professionals that offers a unique, experimental approach to leadership training. See what a recent Quest alum has to say about the program: “Everything I learned from our sessions, my task force, and my coach, coupled with many opportunities to present in front of a group, has directly benefited me in my day-to-day role. The yearlong membership to Leadership Greater Hartford provided to all Quest participants also allowed me to take advantage of much of the organizations other programming for no additional charge. - Dave Doherty, Lincoln Financial Group

Thinking about applying for the Leadership Greater Hartford Quest program, but still have questions? Join us Tuesday, December 13, 9am-10am for our next virtual information session to learn more. Register here: https://bit.ly/QuestInfoSession12-13

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

⭐️ Feature Friday ⭐️

The mission of the American Lung Association (ALA) is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. ALA accomplishes this through education, advocacy, and research. We are excited to collaborate with ALA as a proud partner through our Leaders on Board program, where we can help spread the word that they are currently seeking new board members who support their mission.

Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community through board service work? Does ALA sound like the right fit? Consider joining their board, where you can contribute your professional skills and assist them in their commitment to raising awareness, sharing knowledge, and providing support in the community.

For more information, please contact Mae Maloney at 860-206-5072 or mae.maloney@leadershipgh.org, or visit leadershipgh.org/leaders-on-board/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #hartford #hartfordct
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⭐️ Feature Friday ⭐️

The mission of the American Lung Association (ALA) is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. ALA accomplishes this through education, advocacy, and research. We are excited to collaborate with ALA as a proud partner through our Leaders on Board program, where we can help spread the word that they are currently seeking new board members who support their mission.

Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community through board service work? Does ALA sound like the right fit? Consider joining their board, where you can contribute your professional skills and assist them in their commitment to raising awareness, sharing knowledge, and providing support in the community. 

For more information, please contact Mae Maloney at 860-206-5072 or mae.maloney@leadershipgh.org, or visit https://leadershipgh.org/leaders-on-board/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #Hartford #hartfordct

On October 18th, the Executive Orientation Program (EOP) participated in an Education and Workforce Development community experience in Hartford, where the group heard from passionate and dedicated educators and youth practitioners. Our EOP cohort learned firsthand about our communities' numerous successes and challenges. Rich dialogue and connections were had by all!

A special thank you to our hosts, Women's League Child Development Center, and our other tour stops, Our Piece of the Pie, Hartford Public Schools, and Capital Community College.

To learn more about the many advantages of joining EOP, click here: leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections
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On October 18th, the Executive Orientation Program (EOP) participated in an Education and Workforce Development community experience in Hartford, where the group heard from passionate and dedicated educators and youth practitioners. Our EOP cohort learned firsthand about our communities numerous successes and challenges. Rich dialogue and connections were had by all!

A special thank you to our hosts, Womens League Child Development Center, and our other tour stops, Our Piece of the Pie, Hartford Public Schools, and Capital Community College.

To learn more about the many advantages of joining EOP, click here: https://leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

The Executive Orientation Program had a dynamic Healthcare session where the participants met community leaders from the Northeast, Clay Arsenal, and Upper Albany Neighborhoods. The session was generously hosted by InterCommunity, Inc.., the group also met with the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority (ctpaidleave.org/s/?language=en_US), toured the Chrysalis Center, Inc. and SWIFT Factory to hear all about their innovative and inclusive programs and initiatives and then ate some delicious food from Chef Walter Little of the Walter Little Chef Swift Factory. A fun and informative day was had by all!

Learn more about our Executive Orientation Program: leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections
... See MoreSee Less

The Executive Orientation Program had a dynamic Healthcare session where the participants met community leaders from the Northeast, Clay Arsenal, and Upper Albany Neighborhoods. The session was generously hosted by InterCommunity, Inc.., the group also met with the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority (https://ctpaidleave.org/s/?language=en_US), toured the Chrysalis Center, Inc. and SWIFT Factory to hear all about their innovative and inclusive programs and initiatives and then ate some delicious food from Chef Walter Little of the Walter Little Chef Swift Factory. A fun and informative day was had by all! 

Learn more about our Executive Orientation Program: https://leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

On this #GivingTuesday, your gift to Leadership Greater Hartford is an investment in our future and a celebration of our 45-year legacy. Join us in our important work to develop, connect and inspire the inclusive and adaptive leaders that our region deserves!

Donate at bit.ly/donateLGH

#LGH #GivingTuesday #45yearsofleadership #community #leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #hartford

2022 Polaris Photo Credit: Brian Ambrose Photography
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On this #GivingTuesday, your gift to Leadership Greater Hartford is an investment in our future and a celebration of our 45-year legacy.  Join us in our important work to develop, connect and inspire the inclusive and adaptive leaders that our region deserves!

Donate at https://bit.ly/donateLGH

#LGH #GivingTuesday #45YearsofLeadership #Community #Leadership #Connections #HartfordHasIt #hartford 

2022 Polaris Photo Credit: Brian Ambrose Photography
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Quest is our flagship program for mid-career professionals that offers a unique, experimental approach to leadership training. See what a recent Quest alum has to say about the program: “Everything I learned from our sessions, my task force, and my coach, coupled with many opportunities to present in front of a group, has directly benefited me in my day-to-day role. The yearlong membership to Leadership Greater Hartford provided to all Quest participants also allowed me to take advantage of much of the organization's other programming for no additional charge." - Dave Doherty, Lincoln Financial Group

Thinking about applying for the Leadership Greater Hartford Quest program, but still have questions? Join us Tuesday, December 13, 9am-10am for our next virtual information session to learn more. Register here: bit.ly/QuestInfoSession12-13

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections
... See MoreSee Less

Quest is our flagship program for mid-career professionals that offers a unique, experimental approach to leadership training. See what a recent Quest alum has to say about the program: “Everything I learned from our sessions, my task force, and my coach, coupled with many opportunities to present in front of a group, has directly benefited me in my day-to-day role. The yearlong membership to Leadership Greater Hartford provided to all Quest participants also allowed me to take advantage of much of the organizations other programming for no additional charge. - Dave Doherty, Lincoln Financial Group

Thinking about applying for the Leadership Greater Hartford Quest program, but still have questions? Join us Tuesday, December 13, 9am-10am for our next virtual information session to learn more. Register here: https://bit.ly/QuestInfoSession12-13

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

⭐️ Feature Friday ⭐️

The mission of the American Lung Association (ALA) is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. ALA accomplishes this through education, advocacy, and research. We are excited to collaborate with ALA as a proud partner through our Leaders on Board program, where we can help spread the word that they are currently seeking new board members who support their mission.

Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community through board service work? Does ALA sound like the right fit? Consider joining their board, where you can contribute your professional skills and assist them in their commitment to raising awareness, sharing knowledge, and providing support in the community.

For more information, please contact Mae Maloney at 860-206-5072 or mae.maloney@leadershipgh.org, or visit leadershipgh.org/leaders-on-board/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #hartford #hartfordct
... See MoreSee Less

⭐️ Feature Friday ⭐️

The mission of the American Lung Association (ALA) is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. ALA accomplishes this through education, advocacy, and research. We are excited to collaborate with ALA as a proud partner through our Leaders on Board program, where we can help spread the word that they are currently seeking new board members who support their mission.

Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community through board service work? Does ALA sound like the right fit? Consider joining their board, where you can contribute your professional skills and assist them in their commitment to raising awareness, sharing knowledge, and providing support in the community. 

For more information, please contact Mae Maloney at 860-206-5072 or mae.maloney@leadershipgh.org, or visit https://leadershipgh.org/leaders-on-board/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #Hartford #hartfordct

On October 18th, the Executive Orientation Program (EOP) participated in an Education and Workforce Development community experience in Hartford, where the group heard from passionate and dedicated educators and youth practitioners. Our EOP cohort learned firsthand about our communities' numerous successes and challenges. Rich dialogue and connections were had by all!

A special thank you to our hosts, Women's League Child Development Center, and our other tour stops, Our Piece of the Pie, Hartford Public Schools, and Capital Community College.

To learn more about the many advantages of joining EOP, click here: leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections
... See MoreSee Less

On October 18th, the Executive Orientation Program (EOP) participated in an Education and Workforce Development community experience in Hartford, where the group heard from passionate and dedicated educators and youth practitioners. Our EOP cohort learned firsthand about our communities numerous successes and challenges. Rich dialogue and connections were had by all!

A special thank you to our hosts, Womens League Child Development Center, and our other tour stops, Our Piece of the Pie, Hartford Public Schools, and Capital Community College.

To learn more about the many advantages of joining EOP, click here: https://leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

The Executive Orientation Program had a dynamic Healthcare session where the participants met community leaders from the Northeast, Clay Arsenal, and Upper Albany Neighborhoods. The session was generously hosted by InterCommunity, Inc.., the group also met with the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority (ctpaidleave.org/s/?language=en_US), toured the Chrysalis Center, Inc. and SWIFT Factory to hear all about their innovative and inclusive programs and initiatives and then ate some delicious food from Chef Walter Little of the Walter Little Chef Swift Factory. A fun and informative day was had by all!

Learn more about our Executive Orientation Program: leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #community #leadership #Connections
... See MoreSee Less

The Executive Orientation Program had a dynamic Healthcare session where the participants met community leaders from the Northeast, Clay Arsenal, and Upper Albany Neighborhoods. The session was generously hosted by InterCommunity, Inc.., the group also met with the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority (https://ctpaidleave.org/s/?language=en_US), toured the Chrysalis Center, Inc. and SWIFT Factory to hear all about their innovative and inclusive programs and initiatives and then ate some delicious food from Chef Walter Little of the Walter Little Chef Swift Factory. A fun and informative day was had by all! 

Learn more about our Executive Orientation Program: https://leadershipgh.org/executive-orientation/

#LGH #Community #Leadership #Connections

On this #GivingTuesday, your gift to Leadership Greater Hartford is an investment in our future and a celebration of our 45-year legacy. Join us in our important work to develop, connect and inspire the inclusive and adaptive leaders that our region deserves!

Donate at bit.ly/donateLGH

#LGH #GivingTuesday #45yearsofleadership #community #leadership #Connections #hartfordhasit #hartford

2022 Polaris Photo Credit: Brian Ambrose Photography
... See MoreSee Less

On this #GivingTuesday, your gift to Leadership Greater Hartford is an investment in our future and a celebration of our 45-year legacy.  Join us in our important work to develop, connect and inspire the inclusive and adaptive leaders that our region deserves!

Donate at https://bit.ly/donateLGH

#LGH #GivingTuesday #45YearsofLeadership #Community #Leadership #Connections #HartfordHasIt #hartford 

2022 Polaris Photo Credit: Brian Ambrose Photography
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