Day Pitney LLP announced that Kelly J. Cole has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Cole, resident in the firm's Hartford office, was previously the firm's Director of Finance.
"Kelly's promotion reflects Day Pitney's commitment to recognizing internal talent and is a testament to her outstanding contributions and dedication to the firm," commented Day Pitney Managing Partner Gregory A. Hayes. "Her contributions to building the firm's strong financial team, paired with her extensive institutional knowledge and breadth of experience, make her the ideal candidate to lead our finance group into the future."
Cole has been an integral part of the firm's finance team for over 13 years, consistently demonstrating exceptional leadership and a deep understanding of our financial operations. In this role, she will plan, direct, and control the firm's financial planning and analysis, budgeting, pricing, accounting, forecasting, cash management, and billing and collections functions. She earned her B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.
Day Pitney has announced several strategic firm leadership promotions and hires within the last two years, including naming Hayes as Managing Partner, Michael Byrne to the Executive Committee, Amanda Loesch as Chief Marketing Officer, and Chip Krauss as Chief Operating Officer.