Gerald Nielson Joins Norwalk Community College Foundation Board

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Gerald Nielsen, president of The Nielsen Company and a former Darien selectman, has joined the board of the Norwalk Community College Foundation as one of three new members.

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Photo from NCCF newsletter

Gerald Nielsen, president of The Nielsen Company, has joined the Norwalk Community College Foundation’s board of directors.

Nielsen, also a partner in Nielsen’s Florist and a director of First County Bank, is on the Advisory Board at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and served as Darien Selectman from 2009 until 2015.

He was on the Darien Police Station’s Building Committee, the Darien High School Building Committee, the Darien United Way/The Community Fund of Darien, Darien Charter Revision Commission, Darien EMS-Post 53 Community Advisory Board, and others during his long history of community service.

“I am really excited to be involved with NCCF because it truly is changing lives for the better in Fairfield County,” Nielsen said in an announcement published in the NCCF newsletter. “NCCF’s mission is an incredible inspiration to me and I look forward to my involvement.” On the NCC Foundation board, Nielsen, also known as Jerry, will be on the development and marketing committees.

Also named to the NCCF board are Phillip Snow, chief executive officer of FactSet, a large Norwalk-based company; and Robert Granata, chairman and CEO of First County Bank.

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