ETHNIC GEMS

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Professional Basketball comes to Connecticut!

Anthony Hill, Team Market Owner  Professional Basketball comes to Connecticut!  Welcome:  “The Connecticut Cobras” Beginning next spring, Connecticut residents won’t need to travel for professional basketball games, with a professional men’s basketball team set to call the state its home for the first time in over two decades.   The Connecticut Cobras will be a part …

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Claudia Cardozo

Ethnic GEM: Claudia Cardozo  Company:  HarborOne Bank Title: Community Development Manager State: Rhode Island  Written by Wes Webb, Senior Contributing Writer In the summer 2002, Claudia Cardozo, left Armenia Quindío and moved to Rhode Island, with only 500 dollars and no family or relatives to rely on. The most difficult sacrifice Cardozo had to make …

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Monte Foster

 Ethnic GEM: Monte Foster Company: TD Bank State: Massachusetts  TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced it has named Monté Foster Southern New England Retail Market President. In this role, Foster will lead the Retail Banking team of approximately 1,000 employees and 95 stores in Connecticut, parts of Massachusetts and Upstate New York. He will …

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Jade Roy Huntington

Ethnic GEM: Jade-Roy “J.R” Huntington   Company: FCP Euro  State: Connecticut  Written by Wes Webb, Senior Contributing Writer  The University of Connecticut- alum, and Social Media Manager at FCP Euro, Jade-Roy “J.R” Huntington, is cultivating a new presence in the international car culture. Since his formative years, Huntington has developed a passion for automobiles including …

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Malakhi RL Eason II

Ethnic GEM: Malakhi RL Eason II   Company: International Festival of Arts & Ideas State: Connecticut  Written by Wes Webb, Senior Contributing Writer   Boston Native and current New Haven resident Malakhi RL Eason II is surely making a footprint as an educator in the performing arts sector in the Greater Southern Connecticut area. Combining …

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