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Russell Honored at Family Business Awards

Hartford, CT – Dan Lyman Russell, co-founder of Russell and Dawson Inc. and retiree, has been honored by the Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) with the 2022 Family Business Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions and achievements in the architecture and engineering sector in the state of Connecticut.

The award ceremony, which recognized the outstanding achievements of some of the state’s best family-owned companies and individuals, was held on June 16 at the Farmington Gardens. This annual Connecticut Family Business Awards program received over 40 nominations under various categories. This year’s class of winners was chosen by independent panel of judges from UConn’s Family Business Program and Klingberg Family Centers.

Russell’s achievements and contributions include several donations and organized fundraising activities for the scholarship of the students when serving as director at Goodwin College, and active involvement in multiple community organizations like East Hartford Fine Arts Committee and the Historical Society of East Hartford.