FORA.tv Speaker - Roxanne J. Coady
Ms. Roxanne J. Coady founded R.J. Julia Booksellers Ltd. in 1989 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Ms. Coady is the Owner of R. J. Julia Booksellers, LLC. She is also the Founder of an on-line retailer, JustTheRightBook.com. She has been a Director of First Niagara Financial Group Inc. since April 15, 2011. Ms. Coady has been a Director of New Alliance Bancshares Inc. since September 2003 and of its subsidiary, NewAlliance Bank (formerly, New Haven Savings Bank) since 1995.
She is the Founder and Chair of Read to Grow, a statewide literacy organization and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater New Haven Convention & Tourism Bureau and the Foote School. Ms. Coady was a former National Tax Director and Partner in BDO Seidman, the Chairman of the Tax Division of the New York State Society of CPAs and the Chairman of the Partnership Committee Task Force of the American Institute of CPAs.
Ms. Coady has also served as a Delegate for the White House Conference on Small Business. Her business and community involvement also includes the Boards of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Governor's Early Childhood Research and Policy Council, Foote School and the Kenyon Review.
12.05.11 | 01:22:59 min
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