Whitman Breed Partner, Jevera Hennessey, along with her husband Bill Hennessey, were recently named the 2023 City of Stamford Citizens of the Year. Jevera grew up in Greenwich, but, along with Bill, she has called Stamford home since the 1980s. Besides both of their professional work as attorneys, the two have dedicated countless hours to volunteering for an eclectic selection of organizations and agencies over the decades.
Jevera has served on the board of directors for SilverSource, which provides services for at-need seniors, the Stamford Public Education Foundation and the Hill House. She is currently on the Professional Advisors Council for the Greenwich Historical Society and previously served on the Professional Advisors Council for the Fairfield County Community Foundation. Jevera was a governor appointee to the Connecticut Board of Examiners of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Currently, she is a member of Stamford’s Community Emergency Response Team and serves on the board of the Stamford Hospital Foundation. READ MORE