Kasia Purciello appointed as Assistant General Manager

Manchester, CT: General Manager Steve Stephanou announced the selection of Kasia Purciello as Assistant General Manager for the Town of Manchester.

Ms. Purciello has served as the Assistant Town Manager for the Town of Enfield since February 2019, overseeing several municipal departments. During her Enfield tenure, Kasia assisted with the Town’s budget operations and labor relations, managed Enfield’s 2021 Facilities Consolidation Plan, and spearheaded the Town’s sustainability initiatives. Prior to Enfield, Kasia was a Budget Specialist at the CT Office of Policy and Management, and she holds a Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Public Financial Management from the University of Connecticut, where she also received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Human Development & Family Studies, with a Spanish minor.

“Ms. Purciello’s experience managing a full-service municipal organization, a strong background in public finance and administration, and passion for effective and inclusive local government made her stand out in the selection process,” said General Manager Stephanou. “I am extremely excited for Kasia to join the Town Administration’s leadership team and know she will be a vital part of helping ensure Manchester remains a thriving, inclusive, and sustainable community.”

As Assistant Manager, Kasia will be responsible for assisting the General Manager in overseeing all administrative and operational aspects of the Town of Manchester, which includes 10 departments and 653 municipal employees. The position will manage core services, projects, budgets, and organizational initiatives, working closely with the General Manager, Mayor, Board of Directors, and the greater Manchester community to guide the organization into the future.

 “I am incredibly humbled and honored to be chosen to serve the residents of the Town of Manchester in this capacity,” said Ms. Purciello of her appointment. “Manchester enjoys a well-earned reputation as a model community with excellent local government, and I look forward to working alongside the incredibly talented and dedicated members of Town staff; residents and community stakeholders; and the Mayor and Members of the Board of Directors to help move the town forward and continuously improve. As someone who shares the Town’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, I am excited about helping to effectively engage and serve all members of the Manchester community, and do so in an effective, efficient, and inclusive manner.”

Ms. Purciello’s official start date is April 4th, 2022.

###  Contact: General Manager, Steve Stephanou | 860.647.3123 | [email protected]

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