GREENWICH, Conn. — Jennifer Pagnillo, who works for Day Pitney in Greenwich, is joining the board at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.
Pagnillo will serve on the Development Committee. She is co-chair of Day Pitney’s Tax-Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving practice group that helps families and individuals in Connecticut and New York with tax and estate planning and estate and trust administration. There is an emphasis on charitable giving and the creation and operation of nonprofit organizations, including family foundations.
She has represented nonprofit organizations from inception through attainment of tax-exempt status and has facilitated the development of charitable fundraising programs.
From her office in Greenwich, straight to the FCCF Boardroom, Pagnillo is an asset that FCCF is proud to welcome. By promoting philanthropy as a means to create change, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation relies on the generosity of its donors, the creativity and dedication of their staff along with the area’s nonprofit community and the special talents of the board members who volunteer their expertise to enhance the organization’s mission.
Each year, new board members join Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, bringing with them unique and diverse skills and talents. The board works in concert focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to critical issues impacting the community.
“I am delighted to announce the addition of six new individuals to Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Board. Each one brings a special capacity and a unique perspective coupled with a dedication to see Fairfield County thrive and flourish,” said Juanita James, CEO and President of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. “This is an exciting and challenging time for our community. We are honored to be able to add to our already committed and gifted Board who give of themselves so generously, with these new members.”
The new Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Board members were elected to serve three-year terms. They include: Vincencia Adusei of Bridgeport; Edwin L. Ford of Stamford; Joel Green of Fairfield; Craig Henrich of Darien; Jennifer Pagnillo of Carmel, N.Y.; and Richard Wenning of Redding.
They bring a wealth of expertise to help make an impact throughout the region. They are leaders in the business community and actively involved with nonprofits in their towns and across the country.
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation promotes philanthropy as a means to create change in Fairfield County, focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to critical issues impacting the community. Individuals, families, corporations and organizations can establish charitable funds or contribute to existing funds.
The Community Foundation is in compliance with the Council on Foundations’ national standards, and has awarded over $185 million in grants to nonprofits in Fairfield County and beyond.