Name: Joseph Finistrella

Current Occupation: Financial Support Analyst

Why are you running for Town Council? 

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To help make improvements to the quality of life of all Kenilworth residents and to help direct the town council to make decisions for the better of the town.

Tell us about your career and how your work and life experience will be beneficial in your role as a Councilperson (if elected)

My career in the financial industry gives me knowledge of finances and how to ensure the town keeps within it's budget and keep real estate taxes stable. 

What are the issues that you think are most important in Kenilworth?

An economic plan to attract new business to our vacant stores.

Maintaining streets. 

Exit strategy for Merck. 

Senior Citizen programs.  

What should people know about you that they might not know already?

Devoted much of my free time in various volunteer roles currently and in the past such as Kenilworth Little League, Kenilworth Soccer Club, Kenilworth Recreation Board Member, Kenilworth Boy Scouts and David Brearley Booster Club.  

Anything else you would you like to say?   

I believe that as a member of the town council I could provide better direction and decisions for the overall betterment of Kenilworth and its citizens.