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Two CEOs shaping CT economic policy say state's future at stake

Last spring, Bob Patricelli, the serial entrepreneur who recently sold his physician practice management firm Women's Health USA Inc., was facing retirement but he wasn't quite ready to hit the slow lane just yet.

He also harbored deep concerns about the state's economic and fiscal future and thought the business community wasn't doing enough to influence public policy in a way that promoted growth and stability.

So he tapped his network of friends — many of them top executives of other Connecticut companies — to brainstorm ways they could form a new public-private partnership with policymakers. The self-proclaimed "Friday Group" met last spring over several months for Friday breakfasts at the Hartford Club.

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