Bull elected Board Chair at Valley United Way
Jennifer S. Bull, an Accounting and Audit Principal of DHL&S in Shelton was elected as Chair
of the Board of Directors at Valley United Way’s at the 48th Annual meeting on April 26.
She succeeds Janice Sheehy of Webster Bank who served two terms as president and will remain on the Board.
Jen has served as the Vice Chair of the Board and has also been a member of the Executive,
Finance and Audit Committees. She has also been a member of the Campaign Task Force. At
DHL&S, she also coordinated the very successful United Way employee campaigns.
In her work at DHL&S, she is responsible for the planning, supervision and evaluation of engagements in various industries comprising manufacturing, financial services, charter schools, retail and not-for-profit, including college foundations.
Ms. Bull graduated Cum Laude in 1994 from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1997. As part of her annual continuing education, Ms. Bull attends all relevant updates sponsored by the State Board of Accountancy, and is an active participant in the Firm’s training programs for new
She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is active in many community activities.
Ms. Bull serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce as their Treasurer and the Vice-Chairwoman, and the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is actively involved with The Leads Group Women in Networking,
sponsored by the Valley Chamber of Commerce, and is a twice past President, during which time she was instrumental in the establishment of the Women in Networking Entrepreneurial Grant with the Valley Community Foundation. This grant provides financial assistance to women in the Naugatuck Valley area who own their own businesses or are trying to start their own businesses.
An avid runner, she is also a frequent participant in road races that benefit various charities. Ms. Bull resides in Milford with her husband, Michael Simon, and their two sons, Tyler and Matthew.
In addition to the election of the Chair, Michael Wilson, Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Ansonia was elected to the Board and Freeman Burr (retired Shelton Superintendent of Schools), John DeGray (Point Energy Solutions), Bill Purcell (Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce), Janice Sheehy (Webster Bank), Dominick Thomas (Cohen & Thomas), Mary Ann Miskowicz (Better Packages) and Joe Pagliaro, Jr. (Riverview & Adzima Funeral Homes) were all re-elected to three year terms.