Manchester hire assistant manager who had a similar position at Enfield | News

MANCHESTER – The City today announced the selection of Kasia Purciello as the new Deputy Chief Executive, a role she has held at Enfield since 2019.

While at Enfield, Purciello assisted with Enfield’s budget operations and labor relations, managed the city’s 2021 facilities consolidation plan and led sustainability initiatives, the city said in a statement. hurry. She also served as a budget specialist at the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management.

“Ms. Purciello’s experience managing a full-service municipal organization, her strong background in public finance and administration, and her passion for effective and inclusive local government set her apart in the selection process,” Chief Executive Steve Stephanou said in a statement: “I am extremely excited to have Kasia join the City Administration leadership team and know that she will play a vital role in ensuring that Manchester remains a thriving, inclusive and sustainable community.”

Purciello will be responsible for helping Stephanou oversee all administrative and operational aspects of the city, which includes 10 departments and 653 municipal employees, the statement said. She holds a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science and human development and family studies from the University of Connecticut.

“I am incredibly humbled and honored to have been chosen to serve the people of the City of Manchester in this capacity,” Purciello said. “I look forward to working alongside the incredibly talented and dedicated members of City staff, residents and community stakeholders, as well as the Mayor and Board members to help move the City forward and ‘continually improve.’

Purciello will begin his new role on April 4, according to the press release.

Austin Mirmina covers Manchester and Bolton. You can follow him on Twitter @Austin_Mirmina.

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