Danielle Dobin is a multi-decade real estate investor and manager, who currently chairs Westport’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Her leadership at P&Z sparked a retail renaissance downtown, stewarded the conversion of obsolete office buildings to medical office facilities, diversified Westport’s housing stock, introduced outdoor dining to Westport and saw the Grand List grow to $11.3 Billion. Danielle serves on the Executive Board of the Staples Parents Music Association, volunteers with the Staples HS ‘We the People’ class, and served on the PTA Council, managing ArtSmart town-wide. She lives near Longshore with her husband Chris, their two teen boys, and her beloved dog. Danielle has a JD from Georgetown, an MA in RE Finance from NYU, and a BA from GW.
Jeff Hammer is a current member of the Board of Finance and a 35-year veteran of the financial world where he has acted as principal investor, investment banker, business builder, and entrepreneur. Jeff is currently the Global Co-Head of Secondaries for Manulife Investment Management. He also serves as the sole independent Trustee of the Westport Town Pension Investment Committee. He is also a Member of the Council of Foreign Relations and a Board Member of 59E59, an off-Broadway theater company. Jeff has lived in Westport since 2005 with his wife Heidi and their three children. Jeff has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Princeton University.