After a nearly 30-year run, Paul Timpanelli is planning to retire late this summer as president and chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council. The organization that is funded by business memberships has started the process for a replacement. The salary range is $140,000 to $170,000. You can apply here.
Entries Tagged as 'Paul Timpanelli'
March 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
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March 17th, 2016 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
Two Boots took a walk on Downtown Bridgeport. Some hand-wringing is going on over this. Communications professional Doug Davidoff who resides Downtown says the neighborhood has a lot more going on than the naysayers assert. He shares in this commentary that follows a response to OIB comments and perspective as a relatively new resident. I’ve […]
March 11th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
A 28-year run on any business level is mighty impressive. Paul Timpanelli, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council since 1988, is expected to announce soon his retirement from the business organization effective sometime this summer.
Back Row To Front Row–Ganim Talks Budget, Police, Transparency And Development In Business Community Speech
March 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Update: video of speech. Accompanied by a brochure and video presentation, Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday delivered the annual address to the Bridgeport Regional Business Council covering his first 100 days in office. Ganim opened his speech by jabbing BRBC chief Paul Timpanelli, thanking him for moving his table up a little bit from last year. […]
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November 13th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The Bridgeport business community didn’t exactly bust open wallets to finance Joe Ganim’s election, most of the campaign loot went to outgoing Mayor Bill Finch and Ganim’s chief general election opponent Mary-Jane Foster, but now business leaders want to help Ganim identify a replacement assuming current development chief David Kooris is shown the door.
October 1st, 2015 · 83 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
After asking Mary-Jane Foster to support him, and she in turn represented the same (Joe Ganim presented an olive branch to Foster too), Republican mayoral candidate Enrique Torres weighs in on Mayor Bill Finch’s endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster. Torres also asked Finch to support him. And so it goes in city politics. While the names […]
September 14th, 2015 · 18 Comments · City Politics
Following a commentary from former city activist Josh Nessen condemning Joe Ganim, in response city policy wonk Jeff Kohut claims the former mayor is wiser for his experiences. Josh Nessen wrote a detailed, factual piece about the battle between the grassroots movement of the 1990s to ameliorate the plight of the downtrodden people of the […]
September 14th, 2015 · 31 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: Editor’s note at bottom. Joshua Nessen served as executive director of the advocacy group Greater Bridgeport Interfaith Action that was involved in city issues in the 1990s. In this commentary he “fears that a dangerous collective amnesia has descended upon the city” regarding Joe Ganim’s candidacy for mayor. Nessen’s commentary: From 1991 to 1998 […]