Chris Stroup

Unaffiliated

Board of Finance candidate

Wilton

Age: 58

Incumbent: No

Current job: Chairman & CEO of Wilton Re

Education: The Wharton School of the Univ of Pa.; Columbia Univ School of Business

The most important issue in this election: I will ensure the Board of Finance approves budgets that represent the will of the people of Wilton — not merely the will of the Board of Finance.

Other issues: I will ensure the Board of Finance approves budgets that represent the will of the people of Wilton — not merely the will of the Board of Finance.

Family: Wilton welcomed Catherine and me in 1994. Sarah and Alex attended our exceptional public schools before matriculating to excellent universities.

Previous elected offices, community group affiliations: I served on the Board of Education for four years and was appointed to the inaugural Economic Development Commission. Catherine and I have been consistent supporters of Wilton Congregational Church and almost every major and minor Wilton-based charitable organization.