Kerry Connell has joined HTG Investment Advisors, of New Canaan.

"We are excited to welcome Ms. Connell and are confident her skill set will complement the experience of our senior financial professionals," Tom Gnuse, HTG's co-founder and president, said. "Her background in law and MBA in finance bring a comprehensive perspective to estate and financial planning."

Gnuse said the knowledge and talents of staff members like Connell make it possible for HTG to build and maintain strong relationships with its clients.

As an adviser, Connell works with clients to craft personal solutions and investment portfolios based on their financial resources and goals. She is also involved in the firm's management and strategic planning initiatives and contributes to HTG's educational and networking efforts.

Prior to joining HTG, Connell spent more than nine years at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati P.C., counseling and advising entrepreneurs, technology companies and venture capital firms on theirlegal and business needs.

Connell received both a law degree and MBA from Northwestern University, and is a graduate of Tufts University, with concentrations in quantitative economics and political science.