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Alumna Receives Women in Business Award from the Hartford Business Journal

Posted 04/21/2014
Submitted by David Isgur
Category: In the News

Deborah Laviero '91, vice president of organizational development at OFI, a Newington-based furniture dealership that serves architectural and design firms, is one of eight accomplished businesswomen to be honored with the Hartford Business Journal’s annual Women in Business award.This achievement was also highlighted in an article in the April 18 edition of the New Britain Herald.

Laviero, who graduated from the University of Hartford in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in art education, previously worked as assistant director of the University's Construction Institute and is still a member of that organization. She was the first woman to be honored with the Construction Institute's Distinguished Service Award in 2009.

She was also named one of "Hartford’s Top 40 under 40" by the Hartford Business Journal in 2010.