Ron Angelo is CCAT’s President & Chief Executive Officer. He is formerly Principal of Great River Advisors and previously served as Deputy Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Economic Development (DECD), where he administered business development programs totaling more than $3 billion that targeted retention and expansion of in-state businesses as well as state and federal programs focused on building strong neighborhoods and communities. Prior to DECD, he served as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Consumer Protection and Vice President for Fleet Financial Group. He has over 25 years of management experience in the public and private sector. He also has experience working with universities and institutions of higher education and with several successful not-for-profit organizations. Ron is a board advisor for several corporations and has held numerous boards of director’s seats and professional designations and memberships.