Welcome to Our Newest Team Members!

Claire Bastian joined CFA on September 19th 2016 to fill our open digital media and administrative job functions. With a broad range of skills, Claire brings CFA experience in graphic design, event coordination, public relations and digital media management. In addition to her marketing experience Claire has also managed her own small business and worked for two non-profit companies; the Indiana University Nursing organization and the Acacia Fraternity organization. Claire graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. in public relations and a minor in marketing and communications studies. A Native of the ‘Hoosier State’ she currently lives in West Hartford, CT with her husband Matt, and three children Olivia, Owen and Jacob. Welcome Claire!

In the spirit of developing our next generation of leaders, CFA is also excited to welcome our new intern, for the fall semester Devin Shorey. Devin is currently a senior at Trinity College and will graduate in May of 2017 with a B.S. in economics and a minor in music. He comes to us with previous experience in public relations and social media marketing at The Chamber Group in New York City and is excited to develop his skills further with the Connecticut Food Association this fall. Devin is from Hockessin, DE and hopes to one day be successful in the entertainment industry. Welcome Devin!