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Staff Notes


Joaquin Brito shared his thoughts at a Public Speak Out held in November by the NYC Land Use/Landmarks Committee.


Showing their commitment to our National Parks and to a healthy lifestyle, Ken Livingston, Parker Sorenson, and Francisco Gomes took on the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim “R2R2R” challenge. This was an amazing 16-hour, 48.3-mile trek, with an elevation change of 20,000 feet, and a temperature change of 70+ degrees.


Carla Tillery, FHI’s Chief Operating Officer, takes the prize and reels in the “winner” at the ROG Partners’ Fishing Tournament in Naples, Florida. Carla and Ken Livingston attended ROG Partners’ Annual Growth and Ownership Strategies Conference in November.

CCAPA Annual Awards- PlanBridgeport receiving an award, Ken Livingston and Francisco Gomes attending on behalf of FHI.


It may be winter now, but we are still thinking about the awesome WTS-CT summer social!


Shawna Kitzman, Chair of the Town of West Hartford’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, plants a cherry tree with Mayor Shari Cantor and Director of Leisure and Social Services Helen Rubino-Turco (from left, with shovels). The ceremony honors the town’s ’10-Minute Walk’ campaign: 80% of town residents live within a 10-minute walk to public open space.


Carla Tillery and Roseann Schmid, CEO of Fisher Associates, compare fish stories later that evening at the pool-side reception.

FHI Day 2019

We had a fantastic time celebrating our annual FHI Day in December. The day was spent embracing our culture, reimagining our brand, continuing our education, and recognizing our dedicated and hard-working staff for their accomplishments.

Mike Morehouse presents the Innovation Award to Francisco Gomes. Who knew innovation was so funny?

Stephanie Brooks is FHI’s Culture MVP! Thanks to Stephanie for embodying FHI’s spirit and for making work fun every day!

Marcy Miller takes home the final award of the night: The President’s Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership in a variety of areas in our industry and at FHI. Congratulations to Marcy!

FHI staff participated in a variety of fun exercises designed to help us define our brand and how we want our company to be perceived.

FHI Day Leads to FHI Night….

Arnie Bloch, Kristen Ahlfeld, and Ken Livingston relax after a day of collaboration.

Jill Barrett, Jessica Ortiz, and Kelsey Kahn enjoy FHI’s holiday dinner at the Goodwin Hotel in Downtown Hartford.

And the night wouldn’t be complete without a special guest appearance from Ruth Fitzgerald.