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Suite Talk: Dan Onofrio, president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional...

"We need a shot in the arm and MGM is more than a shot in the arm," said the BRBC's Dan Onofrio about the proposed casino resort complex in Bridgeport.

BRBC names Dan Onofrio as new chief executive

Onofrio, a Derby resident, is a franchise partner in three Rita's Ice franchises in Connecticut.

Erin Santa Mercede leaving family business behind to become BRBC leadership...

The oldest great-granddaughter of Santa Energy Corp.'s founders says her past BRBC experiences "inspired me to get more involved and really see what makes the city tick.”

BRBC hands out Impact Awards, outlines future at annual meeting

The 144th annual meeting of the BRBC comes at a significant time for the organization as President Mickey Herbert is leaving and no successor has yet been named.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Connecticut fiscal stability commission chiefs call for tough love strategies

James C. Smith and Robert Patricelli, co-chairmen of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, outlined the challenges and possible solutions facing Connecticut's economy.

Mickey Herbert to leave as chief executive of Bridgeport Regional Business...

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) has announced that Mickey Herbert will be stepping down as president and CEO.

Mickey Herbert: Building buzz at the Bridgeport Regional Business Council

Having spent much of 2017 transforming the group's internal functions, Herbert is now focusing on developing a three-year strategic plan.

Local business leaders stress confidence despite Dow Jones’ plunge

Fairfield County-based business leaders were not concerned that the Dow Jones' 1,175-point drop on Feb. 5 was the harbinger of bad tidings.

Kate Hampford Donahue welcomes changing times as BRBC chairwoman

Donahue cited economic development for Bridgeport and the surrounding communities as her key focus in the strategic planning process, with “job creation of all kinds” as her goal.

Ribbon cutting for Nutmeg in Stamford

Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 24 at its newest location in the Stratford ShopRite.

Kate Hampford Donahue named BRBC board chairman

Earlier this year, her company Hampford Research Inc. and she were recognized as an Outstanding Family Owned Business by Westfair Communications.

Business trade-show attendance still strong, although some opt out

Margaret Price, CEO of Ridgefield Supply Co., ensures that members of her corporate team are present at a half-dozen national and regional industry happenings each year.

Martin Schwartz retiring from The Kennedy Center after four decades

Martin D. Schwartz became the organization’s first president and CEO in 1978.

Brantley joins Bridgeport Regional Business Council

Gwendolyn Brantley has been hired as the director of leadership programs.