Board of Directors

The Greater Hartford Community Foundation, Inc. was formed on October 21, 2005 as a nonprofit organization to promote community based fundraising activities and events, including sporting, cultural, educational and other charitable fundraising activities and events. The Foundation’s mission is to be a world class PGA TOUR event that maximizes giving to charity while benefitting the community. The Foundation’s primary fundraising activity is the Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s annual PGA TOUR golf tournament. The net proceeds realized by the tournament and other such activities and events are for the benefit of the citizens, social welfare organizations and other institutions of the community.

Board of Directors


Daniel E. Kleinman, Esq.
Board Chair
Hinckley Allen

Bradford S. Babbitt, Esq.
Robinson & Cole LLP

John Bermel

Andy F. Bessette
Executive Vice President &
Chief Administrative Officer

Christopher M. Dadlez
Trinity Health – New England
President & Chief Executive Officer

Chris Dailey
UConn Women’s Basketball
Associate Head Coach

David A. DeBassio
Hinckley Allen

Roger Gelfenbien

John A. Green
Lux Bond & Green
President & Chief Executive Officer

Oz Griebel
MetroHartford Alliance
President & Chief Executive Officer

Nathan Grube
Travelers Championship
Tournament Director

Chandler J. Howard
Liberty Bank
President & Chief Executive Officer

Henry Hughes

Gregory M. Jones
Corporate Development Group
Managing Principal

Patrick Kinney
Executive Vice President, Field Management

Karl Krapek
United Technologies Corporation
Retired President & Chief Operating Officer

Ted May, III
May, Bonee & Walsh

Gary Minor
Goodwin College
Director, College Relations

Patrick Murphy
Clean Slate Centers
Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Rogers
Key Insurance and Benefit Services, Inc.
Regional Executive

Joseph Savage
Webster Bank and Webster Financial Corporation
Executive Vice Chairman

Glenn Sieber
Avon Old Farms School
Chairman, Department of Mathematics

John Soto
Space-Craft Manufacturing, Inc.

Michael Wheeler
Egidio Assante Wealth Management, LLC
Wealth Management Counselor