Tom Long
3 Birch Rise Drive
Newtown, CT 06470

Tom Long

Office: Town Hall Board of Managers

Objectives:
  • Maintain the budget and manage Edmond Town Hall in a manner that supports a true community and cultural hub of Newtown.
  • Continue to refurbish and maintain the building to maximize its potential.
  • Seek revenue opportunities to increase the buildings financial viability and support Edmond Town Hall on a path to becoming a serf-sustaining operation.
  • Ensure that Edmond Town Hall continues to support the needs of community.

Professional:
  • Vice President, Marketing and Communications, The WorkPlace, Bridgeport, Connecticut. 
    • Supervises communications, planning and development staff
    • Acts as media spokesperson for The WorkPlace
    • Develops legislative communication at the national and state levels
    • Oversees and provides direction for multiple program websites and social media
    • Develops and oversees fundraising strategies
    • Manages research and development of Workforce Investment Board materials, reports and public information
    • Serves on leadership team, responsible for determining budgets and approving department expenditures
  • Director, Product Management Affinion Group, Norwalk, Connecticut
    • Fostered growth of organization’s fastest growing product, in terms of annual revenues.
    • Managed accounts, Supervised staff, Created department communication and marketing plans.
    • Launched 3 new product configurations including “industry first” consumer credit score and analysis.
  • District Staff, Office of Congressman Christopher Shays
    • Assisted constituents with inquiries and requests for information for federal, state and municipal government agencies.
    • Managed activities of satellite office

Personal:
  • Married to Tina for 13 years


Associations:
  • Fairfield County Public Relations Association
  • T.A.I.L.S. The Alliance In Limiting Strays 
  • Newtown Sandy Hooks
  • Newtown Toastmasters
  • Newtown Economic Development Commission
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Western Connecticut

Education:
  • BA, Political Science - University of Delaware
  • MBA Marketing - Sacred Heart University