Thomas Speight, of Fairfield, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Connecticut.

The charity’s mission is to fulfill wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Speight currently is the president and CEO of H. Best Ltd., a portfolio of clothing brands in New York City, according to the announcement of his appointment. Previously, he held senior management positions at Kate Spade New York, Calvin Klein Underwear, a Division of Warnaco, and Swarovski Jewelry. Speight began his career at G. Fox after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in English Literature from Trinity College in Hartford.

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