Operations & Compliance Manager
New England Capital Planners, Inc.
Education/Alma Mater: BS from University of Connecticut and MST from University of Hartford
Morning News Sources: New York Times (digital) and Morning Brew
Hometown/Current town: Born in Buenos Aires, raised in Hartford, currently live in Burlington
How long have you worked in your current position? 9 years
Did you have a job that might surprise people? I worked as a travel agent for a Charter travel company during breaks in college.
What do you value most about CWC? Meeting and getting to know such wonderful, polished, professional women!
Best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? Do not live beyond your means.
Piece of advice for people entering your field / looking to excel in your field? Being organized and detail oriented are critical for success.
Proud moment or accomplishment you’d like to share? My three handsome sons.😊
First job in high school: Working in the shoe department at Bradlees Department Store.
Dream Job (besides current): Tour operator and tour guide
Bucket List Item: Touring Asia
Hobbies: Skiing, golfing, biking, fly fishing, reading
Favorite Sports Team: Patriots and Red Sox
TV Character most like you: Elaine Benes—except I can dance!
Vacation Spot: Anywhere, but I love the mountains.
Favorite Movie: Too many to list but one that stands out in my mind is “Dances with Wolves”.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Education/Alma Mater: Ph.D. American Studies, Brown University
Morning News Sources: The New York Times, Morning Briefing
Hometown/Current town: Gilmanton, NH/New Britain, CT
How long have you worked in your current position? One year
Did you have a job that might surprise people? People are often surprised that I left my position as a tenured Professor of History, but I’ve valued working in both the academy and the nonprofit sector.
What do you value most about CWC? The chance to meet women outside of my immediate professional circles.
Best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? Learn how to say “no.”
Piece of advice for people entering your field / looking to excel in your field? Always keep learning.
Proud moment or accomplishment you’d like to share? Writing a book
First Job in high school: Seasonal agricultural laborer on a blueberry farm
Dream Job (besides current): Curator of Beer (it’s a real job at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)
Bucket List Item: Read any unread books on my bookshelf
Hobbies: 4-season vegetable gardening
Favorite Sports Team: I know nothing about team sports!
TV Character most like you: Lisa Simpson
Vacation Spot: The woods
Favorite Movie: I’m more of a TV person—currently, rediscovering Veronica Mars.
If you missed the July Member Spotlight, you can find it here.