Paul McCraven, First Niagara vice president of community development is presented award by Connecticut Chapter President, Lisa Gerrol.Credit Courtesy National MS Society of Connecticut

Cheshire resident Paul McCraven was honored with the first ever Connecticut Executive Choice Award by the Connecticut chapter of the Multiple National Multiple Sclerosis Society last week.

McCraven serves on the boards of the Amistad School, AAA of Southern New England, Gateway Community College Foundation and the Hartford Economic Development Corporation. He is also a former board member of the National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter.

McCraven is responsible for community development and affordable lending activities at First Niagara.