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Meet the CHEFA Board of Directors

The CHEFA Board is appointed by the Governor with its Chair nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the State Legislature. The Vice Chair is elected by the Board from the membership.

The Board draws its members from the public and private sectors, including from the markets served by CHEFA. Board members receive no compensation.

Dr. Peter W. Lisi, Chair
retired (Former Director of Institutional Partnerships & Sponsored Research, University of Hartford)

Michael Angelini, Vice Chair
Vice President for Treasury
Yale New Haven Health System

Alan Mattamana
Partner 

Fairview Capital

Dr. Estela R. Lopez
retired (Former Interim Provost & VP Academic & Student Affairs, CSCU)

Lawrence M. Davis
Senior Vice President

Webster Bank

Mark Varholak
Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Quinnipiac University

Steven L. Elbaum
Partner

Robinson + Cole LLP

Susan M. Martin
Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Finance

Middlesex Hospital

The Honorable Melissa McCaw
ex officio Secretary, Office of Policy and Management, State of Connecticut    

The Honorable Shawn T. Wooden
ex officio Treasurer, State of Connecticut