Directors and Officers

G. Kenneth Bernhard 
Attorney at Law
Principal
Cohen and Wolf, PC
Westport, CT
 
Mark T. Bertolini
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer  
Aetna
Hartford, CT
 
Edward H. Budd
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (Ret)
The Travelers
Hartford, CT 
 
John H. Gotta, Secretary
President (Ret)
The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
 
Lillian F. Johnson
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.
Client
Arlington, MA 
 
Stephen H. Matheson
Director Emeritus
 
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics
Washington, D.C.
 
Honorable M. Jodi Rell
87th Governor
State of Connecticut
Brookfield, CT
 
Eliot D. Russman, ex officio
President and CEO
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.
Bloomfield, CT
 
Charles W. Shivery
Chairman, CEO & President (Ret)
Northeast Utilities
Hartford, CT
 
Peter L. Tedone
President & CEO
Vantis Life Insurance
Windsor, CT
 
Karen C. Tripp, Chairman
Vice President
Phillips 66
Houston, TX

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Officers
 
Karen C. Tripp, Chairman
 
G. Kenneth Bernhard, Esq., Vice Chairman
 
John H. Gotta, Secretary
 
Eliot D. Russman, President and CEO
 
 
Foundation Officers
 
Eliot D. Russman, President and CEO
 
Julie M. Unwin, Chief Operating Officer
 
Diane R. Lindeland, Vice President, Director of Finance
 
Nancy Lothrop, Vice President, Organization Advancement and Outreach
 
Tamer Mourad, Vice President, Director of Guide Dog Training and Client Services
 
 
 
Co-Founders
 
Charles H. Kaman*
*1919-2011
 
Roberta C. Kaman*
*1935-2010