Integrating work into life

Named one of banking’s 15 powerful women this year by American Banker, Becky Lansen of Synchrony in Stamford is part of a trend to move beyond the work-life balance to seeing work and life as part of a whole, even as she spearheaded the creation of Venmo’s first credit card.

Reimagining what’s across the water

Growing up on Long Island, Joseph Graziose, senior vice president of residential development for RXR, used to gaze out across the Long Island Sound at New Rochelle and wonder what it was like. Now he’s helping it grow.

Pursuing her passions in Westport

When she moved to Weston from New York City and then the pandemic hit, Cristina Villegas decided to reintroduce her children’s/home goods boutique Yoya – and interior design business Casa Yoya – in Westport, a place not unlike the small town she grew up in in her native Colombia.