Black & Red Clinical Leaders

Jeffry L. Nestler, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology
Medical Co-Director
Digestive Health Center

William V. Sardella, MD
Chief of the Department of Surgery
Medical Co-Director
Digestive Health Center

Lindsey R. Meehan, PA-C, MPAS
Director of Operations
Digestive Health Center

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Black & Red 2020
Benefiting the Digesitve Health Center

Thank You! 

Because of generous sponsors and guests, the 2020 Black & Red netted over $1.3 million for the Digestive Health Center at Hartford Hospital. Your support will help the Digestive Health Center deliver the most-advanced, coordinated care available for all types of digestive health conditions—ranging from common illnesses to the most complex, life-changing diseases.


Watch NBC CT’s broadcast from the gala.





Title Sponsor

Presidio Logo

Marquee Sponsor

The Hartford Logo

Leadership Sponsors

  • All Waste logo 2020
  • Connecticut GI logo
  • Constitution Surgery Alliance Logo
  • HH Medical Staff Logo
  • Standard General logo
  • Stanley Black & Decker logo
  • United Technologies logo

Presenting Sponsors


  • Balyasny Asset Management
  • CFM Logo 2019
  • FIP Construction logo
  • Greywolf Capital logo
  • Neuberger Berman logo
  • Travelers Logo


Producer Sponsors

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Adams and Knight logo
  • Aetna logo 2020
  • Alliance Bernstein logo
  • Chase Family Foundations
  • Cohen & Steers
  • Concord HealthCare logo
  • Dell EMC logo
  • Epic
  • GNYHA logo
  • Hartford GI logo
  • Hartford Steam Boiler
  • Integrated Anesthesia Associates
  • Jefferson Radiology
  • K1 logo
  • MBH logo
  • Orthopedic Associates of Hartford 50 years logo
  • Starling Physicians logo
  • Venor Capital Management
  • Willis Towers Watson


Director Sponsors

  • ABS Investment Management
  • Anchorage Capital Group logo
  • Angelo Gordon logo
  • Bank of America Logo
  • Capital Group 2020
  • Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessey logo
  • Cigna logo 2020
  • ConnectiCare
  • DanaherLagnese logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • Eversource logo
  • Hartford Pathology Associates, P.C.
  • Hoffman Auto logo
  • David Holmgren 2020
  • Interpreters and Translators_iTi_logo
  • Kayne Anderson Rudnick
  • Laz Parking logo
  • Live Nation Logo
  • Long Pond Capital logo
  • Mercer logo
  • MGG logo
  • Mintz+Hoke Media Only
  • People's United Bank
  • Precision Computer Services logo
  • Sheppard Mullin logo
  • Shields Health logo 2020
  • State Street Global Advisors logo_2020
  • Stockbridge logo
  • Taconic Capital
  • Westport Capital Partners logo
  • WAHA Capital
  • Women's Health logo