John F. Suggs, 47, has been selected by a committee of members of the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) from District 5 to fill a vacancy in the district.
Suggs, who has more than 20 years professional experience in financial and public policy analysis, community leadership development and coalition building, was selected to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Chris Grimm.
Since 2003, Suggs has been vice president at a Stamford investment advisory and management firm. He formerly was information technology manager at Citco Group Limited in New York and earlier was employed by United Way, Inc., the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, and the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger & Homelessness.
Suggs received his B.A. in political science from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, an M.S. in management and systems from New York University, and an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business.