Features Region: Northeast

Rich Suminski – TE Connectivity

When your company goes from being part of a global conglomerate to a spin-off, it’s not always a great story. That might’ve seemed the case with the collapse of Tyco—at the time, one of the world’s biggest corporations, with 240,000 employees—shocking shareholders and the US economy. The CEO, CFO and board resigned, the stock plummeted and […]

Adeline Park – PetVet Care Centers

For Adeline Park, bringing an acquisition to completion is as much an art form as it is a science. Which is why, long before any deals are inked, she and her hand-picked team set off on an intensive acquisition process—one where people skills and creativity are equally critical. Not only does the team sit down […]

Mitch Bompey – Addepar

In the world of investment, tracking the performance of a portfolio can be one of the biggest challenges to managing it. Markets fluctuate, interest rates change, earnings reports ebb and flow and information abounds. Aggregation tools are essential for independent wealth advisers, but the data filling those graphs and pie charts, such as share prices […]

Kevin Siebert – Viavi Solutions

At any given time, Viavi’s intellectual property (IP) portfolio, managed by Kevin Siebert and his team, covers upwards of 2,500 individual patents, including all the company’s inventions. It’s an amazing spectrum of products, ranging from a patent-protecting 5G telecommunications technology to color-shifting pigments used in anti-counterfeiting technologies for currencies throughout the world. And while Siebert […]

Stefania Geraci – Grassi & Co.

During her time as General Counsel for the North American arm of Italian eyewear giant Luxottica, Stefania Geraci’s duties covered just about every conceivable legal base: contracts, compliance, intellectual property (IP), mergers and acquisitions (M&A), real estate, litigation, risk management, health care—you get the idea. That she oversaw all these functions at a company long […]

Abby Blomstrom – Monumental Sports & Entertainment

When Abby Blomstrom walked into her office at Monumental Sports & Entertainment in late September last year, her first hour was spent like any other weekday morning: checking emails, going over the day’s appointments, the usual minutaie By 10, however, Blomstrom was switching gears. She met with the executive team to discuss and prepare for […]

George Seeberger – 1st Financial Bank

When it’s time to move in or move on, wouldn’t it be nice for landlords and renters to know more about each other? In what condition did the tenant leave their past apartment? Did they get their full security deposit back? And how about the owner or property manager—how frequently did they withhold a portion […]

Joe Mazzarella – Mutualink

It’s a scene all too familiar and terrifying, with sirens blaring, lights flashing red and blue, as first responders race to another emergency at a school, mall, theater, place of worship or workplace. It may or may not be a worst case scenario when first responders arrive, but it’s also hard to tell what’s happening […]

Claudia Cantarella – Broadway Technology

Broadway Technology had been making its mark by building intelligent trading systems for some of the world’s leading financial institutions, but was ringing up big outside legal costs as its business model and the industry itself were becoming more sophisticated. Finally in early 2013 the company committed to bringing its legal expertise in-house, welcoming Claudia […]

Moses Vargas – Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

It’s been a long journey for Moses Vargas, from doing missionary work in Guatemalan villages where paved roads were rare to living and working in one of New England’s largest cities. Along the way, he endured more than his fair share of challenges, before finding a new career calling—one that  gave him the chance to […]

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