Wall Street exec. to speak

On Jan. 21, Tom Cole, co-head of US Leverage Finance for Citigroup Global Markets will be the guest speaker at a local society of Christian businessmen. The local New Canaan Society chapter meets in Darien at Ten Twenty Post Oyster Bar and Grill at 1020 Post Road.

Doors open at 6 a.m., breakfast is served from 6:30 and the meeting concludes by 8:15 a.m. The charge for the meeting, including breakfast, is $10, and all men are welcome.

The local NCS chapter meets most Friday mornings at Ten Twenty Post. A full calendar of events and scheduled guests can be found at www.ncsnewcanaan.org.

For more information on the New Canaan Society and its events, call 203-594-7100.

Promotion to manager at Reynolds & Rowella

The partners at Reynolds & Rowella, LLP, announce the promotion of Gregory J. Pepin, CPA, to manager of client services.

Pepin joined the firm one year ago as supervisor and is a resident of Trumbull. He is a certified public accountant licensed in Connecticut and New York. Pepin has 12 years of accounting experience, specializing in tax consulting, planning and research for businesses and individuals.

He is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountantsand the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Pepin has been a treasurer of the Norwalk Chapter of Business Networking International and a speaker at "Career Nights" held annually at middle schools in Trumbull.

Reynolds & Rowella, Fairfield County's leading public accounting firm has offices in Ridgefield, Wilton and New Canaan.

Tech Council seeks female nominees for awards

The Women of Innovation Planning Committee of the Connecticut Technology Council is seeking nominations of women in Connecticut for recognition of their efforts in the technology, science and engineering fields for the 2011 Women of Innovation Awards Dinner to be held March 31 at the Aqua Turf in Southington.

For more information, send Mike Scricca an e-mail at mscricca@ct.org or call 860-289-0878, ext. 334.

EWN's "Bold Presentation Skills for Entrepreneurs" workshop

Entrepreneurial Woman's Network's morning workshop in February will be "Bold Presentation Skills for Entrepreneurs" with Gilda Bonanno.

The full-breakfast buffet event will take place from 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. on Feb. 4, at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, 99 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851.

Milligan Realty New Canaan announces top producer

Awards for the best performing agents were recently given out at Milligan Realty.com and it announces, for the second year in a row, J.F. Smith was the company's top producing agent.

Jason Milligan, broker and long time resident of New Canaan, said 2010 was the best year ever since Milligan Realty opened in 2003.

"Not only is our agency No. 1 in Norwalk based on closed transactions, but our New Canaan office has been able to increase market share in town due to Smith's efforts," he said. "In this struggling real estate market it is quite and accomplishment on Jay's part to be the top producing agent for back to back years."

Milligan Realty.com is a full service real estate brokerage with offices in New Canaan, Norwalk and Black Rock. They do residential and commercial sales and leasing in every town in Fairfield County.