Kimberly Tabb, a Vice President and Business Ethics Officer with Prudential Annuities, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut. “We are so fortunate to have Kimberly Tabb join our esteemed board of directors,” said JAWCT Board Chair James Cosgrove. “Kimberly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization. Her leadership, expertise and guidance will add to our success and our ability to develop and implement a strategy for sustainability and growth.” Tabb, who works in Prudential’s Shelton, CT offices, will help JAWCT expand throughout western Connecticut and increase corporate involvement in its programs and activities. “I’m thrilled to serve on the Junior Achievement Board of Directors,” said Tabb. “Junior Achievement’s innovative youth development programs help build the skills our children need to achieve academic success and become college and career ready,” said Tabb. “Kimberly believes in our vision and strategic direction,” said Bernadine Venditto, President of JAWCT. “She was responsible for engaging Prudential volunteers in our JA programs and helped us get corporate funding from The Prudential Foundation to bring our financial literacy program to the children at the Cesar Batalla School in Bridgeport.” Tabb manages the business ethics program at Prudential Annuities and the implementation of the company’s community engagement strategy. Prior to her current position, Tabb was vice president and chief of staff, responsible for driving initiatives on behalf of the president of Prudential Annuities. She joined Prudential in 2007 as vice president and corporate counsel. Tabb has a BA degree from Spelman College and a JD degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce in Shelton. About Junior Achievement of Western CT Junior Achievement (JA) is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Since 1946, Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut has empowered nearly 300,000 students from all racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds with the knowledge and skills they need to develop habits for long term success.