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Executive Director

Windsor, CT

Posted: 09/28/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Executive Level Job Number: 5970 Salary / Pay Rate : 50,000-60,000



The Windsor Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Executive Director to lead the Chamber to continued growth and development through effective management, leadership, and genuine passion for the community in which the Chamber serves. This individual is responsible for the overall management and oversight of the Chamber and individual programs. The Executive Director is responsible for planning, policy recommendation, coordinating and implementing the decisions of the Board of Directors. In addition, this individual will serve as the liaison to the Chamber, its members, Town Management and the Board of Education.

“ The Windsor Connecticut Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization here to help businesses work together to enhance the quality of life in Windsor and provide activities to support the entire community.”

The mission is “ to provide voice for the Business Community on issues of public policy. Help businesses to work together for their mutual benefit. Advocate initiatives that enhance the town’ s (region) economic vitality and quality of life.”

Candidates who wish to be considered will be required to participate in our comprehensive search process and will have the following credentials:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and drive to communicate with members and the community on a daily basis
  • Experience managing programs
  • Ability to effectively maintain a strong budget
  • Extremely self-motivated
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Effective and efficient written and oral communication skills. 

For confidential inquiries, please contact:

Erik J. Morrissey, CPA, J.Morrissey & Company, Inc.

(860)925-6000 Ext. 102 – ErikM@JMorrissey.com

Erik Morrissey, CPA
Vice President, Accounting & Financial Services

Erik J. Morrissey, CPA, leads our Accounting and Finance Group, focusing on direct hire placements across all industries. Erik is responsible for representing top talented accounting and finance professionals at all levels of their careers. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Erik was an Experienced Audit Senior with CohnReznick LLP and worked with clients in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, professional services, educational, and not-for-profit. As lead auditor on his engagements, he was able to learn various management styles and organizational structures which allows him to better understand the true needs of his clients as a recruiter. His knowledge of the accounting industry enables him to communicate effectively with his candidates to ensure the right fit for both parties.

Erik is actively involved in the Cherish the Children Foundation; serves on the Board of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce as Vice President – Community Relations; serves on the CTCPA Golf Tournament Interest Group and the CTCPA Future Professional Accountant Committee; Serves on the Bushnell Young Professionals Advisory Group and on the Post University Accounting Advisory Board.

Erik is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Glastonbury Hills Country Club.

Erik obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He also has his Master’s Degree in Accounting from Post University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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