Deborah Hopper Joins Connecticut Wealth Management as Head of Human Resources

FARMINGTON, Conn. (November 4, 2021) — Connecticut Wealth Management, LLC (CTWM) is pleased to name Deborah Hopper as its human resources (HR) and talent development leader. In the new role, she will be hands-on in helping attract and retain the best talent while guiding the firm through its growth. Deborah will be tasked with developing human resources procedures and best practices to ensure the firm continues fostering opportunities for professional development and growth. She will be identifying and implementing long-range strategic talent management plans to ensure CTWM continues to hold a place on top of the list of “Best Place to Work in CT.”

“We are delighted to welcome Deborah Hopper to the Connecticut Wealth Management team,” said President and CEO of CTWM, Kevin C. Leahy. “Her expertise in implementing talent management best practices and programs across the employee life cycle will make a substantial impact on our teammate’s professional growth.”

Deborah brings extensive experience in HR, talent development, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to the position. Before joining CTWM, she owned an HR consulting firm and was the HR director at Hartford Golf Club. She also held senior-level HR positions in several large organizations with complex businesses such as Prudential Financial, CIGNA, The Hartford, and Allstate Insurance Company. At Prudential Retirement, Hopper also created and led the Talent Development and DEI functions.

“I am honored to bring my skillset to the Connecticut Wealth Management team,” said Hopper. “I am particularly looking forward to leading strategic HR initiatives while fostering a culture of collaboration within a work environment that recognizes, values, and rewards excellence. My role is to support the full team in their commitment to serving our clients.”

She is one of the founding members of the Diversity Subcommittee with the Northeast Executive Advisory Group. She has volunteered with Untapped Potential an organization focused on women returning to the workplace as a mentor for women seeking guidance in their careers. She has also served on the Board of the Greater Hartford Chapter of MADD and Capital Towers, which provides affordable housing in Hartford.

Deborah is certified in several leadership development assessment tools, coaching and change methodologies, and diversity education and is a seasoned facilitator. She is a graduate of Assumption College and resides in West Hartford with her husband and two daughters.

About Connecticut Wealth Management, LLC

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