An immigrant from Mozambique, Carlos moved to the United States in 1975.Mouta has a passion for converting industrial properties, like the former Gray Paystation Telephone Company, Columbia Bicycle Factory, Hartford Rubberworks and more, into mixed-use buildings where locals in the community and the Greater Hartford Area can find a home for their businesses, passions, or everyday lives.
David also serves as the Governor’s Senior Economic Advisor.
David’s business development priorities include helping build our urban centers into engines of growth, furthering the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems, and strengthening the state’s workforce pipelines.
Jennie is the co-author of Wise Cocktails (Rodale Books). She has been featured in The NY Times, Forbes, WSJ and Entrepreneur, among others. Jennie is an alumni of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and a mentor for the University of Pennsylvania's PWA (Professional Women's Alliance) and for Summit Series.
After taking office in 2016, Mayor Bronin led the city through the biggest fiscal crisis in the city’s history, working to put Hartford on a path to fiscal stability. In addition to promoting economic development and investment, his administration has focused on building opportunities for Hartford residents through key initiatives like the Youth Service Corps and the Reentry Welcome Center. He has also worked to position Hartford as a center of innovation and establish Hartford a leader in environmental stewardship.
He is also a member of Social Venture Partners Connecticut, a not for profit focused on closing the opportunity gap in Connecticut by supporting innovative organizations and initiatives in education and workforce development.