SHELTON, Conn. – Jennifer S. Bull, an accounting and audit principal of Dworken Hillman LaMorte & Sterczala in Shelton, was elected chairman of the board of directors at Valley United Way at its 48th Annual meeting in April.
She succeeds Janice Sheehy of Webster Bank, who served two terms as president and will remain on the Board.
Bull has served as the vice chair of the board and has also been a member of the executive, finance and audit committees. She has also been a member of the Campaign Task Force.
At DHL&S, she coordinated the successful United Way employee campaigns. In her work at DHL&S, she is responsible for the planning, supervision and evaluation of engagements in various industries comprising manufacturing, financial services, charter schools, retail and not-for-profit, including college foundations.
Bull graduated cum laude in 1994 from Sacred Heart University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She has been a certified public accountant since 1997. As part of her annual continuing education, Bull attends all relevant updates sponsored by the State Board of Accountancy, and is an active participant in the firm’s training programs for new employees. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Bull serves on the board of directors of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce as treasurer and the vice chairwoman, and the board of directors of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is also involved with The Leads Group Women in Networking, sponsored by the Valley Chamber of Commerce, and is a twice-past president.
She was instrumental in the establishment of the Women in Networking Entrepreneurial Grant with the Valley Community Foundation. This grant provides financial assistance to women in the Naugatuck Valley area who own their own businesses or are trying to start their own businesses.
Bull resides in Milford with her husband, Michael Simon, and their two sons.
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