New Canaan resident named to CGC board
The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, a nonprofit agency providing professional mental health services to children, adolescents and their families, has named J. Keith Morgan, Jay H. Sandak, Julie Sonigo and Sigal Zarmi to its board of directors.
Sonigo, a resident of New Canaan, is an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP and has more than 15 years of professional experience providing auditing, accounting and advisory services. Sonigo started her career with Deloitte in France, serving clients in Europe before joining the Deloitte U.S. firms. In the local community, she has actively contributed her expertise in many ways including performing financial reviews for prospective United Way grant recipients. Sonigo holds a master's degree in insurance and finance for the ESSEC Business School, France.
Morgan, a resident of Scarsdale, N.Y., is senior vice president and general counsel of GE Capital. Prior to joining GE in 1996, Morgan spent time in private practice specializing in mergers and acquisitions, and securities law and international transactions. He also served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. Morgan holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University and a juris doctor from the University of Virginia.
Sandak, a resident of Stamford, is a founding partner of the Stamford law firm, Sandak, Hennessey & Greco, LLP. He has practiced in Connecticut for more than 35 years and continues to remain an active member of the Stamford community through service on many local nonprofit boards. He is a former corporation counsel for the city of Stamford and was recently appointed to the 17th Charter Revision Commission for the city of Stamford. He is a fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, a member of the Association of Attorney Mediators and a member of the American Arbitration Association Panel of Neutrals. Sandak holds a bachelor's degree from Colby College and a juris doctor from Syracuse University College of Law.
Zarmi, a resident of Stamford, is the Chief Information Officer for GE Capital Americas. Prior to this role, she was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Quality Officer of GE Corporate Financial Services. Before joining GE, Zarmi held leadership positions at two financial services firms and worked as a programmer at Motorola. She earned her MBA from Columbia University and her bachelor's degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.
The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut is a nonprofit mental health resource, serving children and teenagers in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan, both self-referred and through referrals from schools, physicians, courts, and public and private human service agencies. CGC's clinical staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other clinicians work with more than 2,000 children annually, providing culturally competent and sensitive care to families representative of the rich ethnic mix of communities CGC serves. Preventative services are provided to youngsters, parents, and professionals through community education and consultation programs.
Incorporated in 1954, CGC is supported by the Connecticut Department of Children & Families, Connecticut Office of Victim Crime Services and the United Way. CGC is a beneficiary of generous individual, foundation, and corporate contributions.
For more information, visit www.childguidancect.org.