Bill Finch talks sustainability with FAME entrepreneur

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Mayor Bill Finch (center) offers advice to FAME client Daphne Dixon (left). Next to Mayor Finch is Chris Huntley, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems & operations management at Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business.

Mayor Bill Finch (center) offers advice to FAME client Daphne Dixon (left). Next to Mayor Finch is Chris Huntley, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems & operations management at Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business.

Bridgeport’s Mayor Bill Finch recently met with Daphne Dixon, of Fairfield, to discuss the value of sustainability to the region. The pair met at the business incubator for the Fairfield University Business Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise. Dixon is an inaugural client of FAME, a collaboration between Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the Town of Fairfield Economic Development Department, and Kleban Properties. FAME seeks to provide guidance, funding and other support to innovators and foster economic development, a release said.

Dixon founded her business venture, ‘Conscious Decisions’, to educate the public on sustainable and eco-friendly living practices. She and Mayor Finch discussed the latest sustainable energy products and services available to municipalities. Christopher Anastasi, sustainability coordinator for the City of Bridgeport, also attended the meeting.

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