Board of Directors

Members of Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo's Board of Directors provide advice and support to the Zoo. They bring skills, experience and talents to assist the administration with operations and help raise awareness and funds for the Zoo. 

The Board also assists in promoting the Zoo’s activities.  They all share an interest in conservation, education and fun.

Bob Mitchell
Attorney at Law
Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C.
Vice President
William Kelleher
People's United Bank
Paul Sterczala
Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala, P.C.
Barbara Miller
Brody Wilkinson PC
Board Members
Bernadette Baldino
Easton Public Library
Shane Beardsley
Harboryard Sports & Entertainment
Thomas Brennan
Tom Brennan Real Estate, Inc.

Joseph C. Burke, Jr.
People's United Bank
Mitchell Cohen
Ernst & Young 
Gerry Craig
Retired, C.N.A. Insurance Companies 
Cindy A. Czaplinski
St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Brian Feidt
Moffly Media
Thomas Flynn
Summit Business Media 
Sean-Michael Green
University of New Haven
Jennifer M.F. Hillgen-Santa
Hillgen-Santa Financial Group
Todd Johnston
Price Waterhouse Coopers
Catherine Ladnier
Compliance Consultant 
Christopher McHugh
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Robert F. Matthews
RFM Group
David Norton
People's United Bank
John Oliveto
Fletcher-Thompson, Inc.
Rich Perusi
Retired, Pitney Bowes
Kim Rodney
Connecticut Community Bank

Harvey Rosenbloom

Retired, Saks Fifth Avenue
Bruce T. Silverstone
Aquarion Water Company
Kenneth W. Stemme
Larch Lane Advisors
David G. Title
Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield
AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia
Bridgeport Councilwoman, 134th District
Greg Watkins-Colwell
Yale Peabody Museum
(Ret.) Rep. Julia Wasserman
Medridge Farm