HAWTHORNE NY, KATONAH, NY and NEW MILFORD, CT — February 6, 2020 — The Corporation for New Milford Economic Development, anonprofit organization founded to expand and develop new business opportunities in the town, has elected Kristen N. Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossing, LLC to their Board of Directors, it was jointly announced by Alexander “Oley” Carpp, President and Karen Pollard, Economic Development Director for the Town of New Milford.
Says Carpp, “Kristen’s addition to our Board adds a dimension we haven’t had up to this point …someone with vast knowledge of the retail sector that is so important to our community. I look forward to having her on the Board and weighing in on the opportunities that will come our way.”
As Executive Director of New Milford’s largest retail shopping center, Gizzi oversees the company operations including ensuring compliance with all municipal and town requirements. She also supervises and coordinates the Crossing’s marketing, social media and public relations strategies and campaigns including involvement with community outreach programs and local non-profits and business organizations
In addition to serving as Executive Director of the Crossings, Gizzi is Director of Real Estate for ECCO Development, LLC a real estate investment and property management firm and has served as General Counsel for ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. a New York based heavy highway, environmental and Infrastructure Company since 2003.
Passionate about giving back to the community, Gizzi, a resident of Katonah is President of the Board of Directors of Hope’s Door, of Hawthorne, NY a Westchester based nonprofit organization assisting domestic violence victims, as well as providing legal support, counselling and economic empowerment. Hope’s Door also provides education and guidance in local middle and high schools,