Speaker Date Topic
Jim Little Jan 08, 2020
CT Forest Management

James (Jim) Little is the Development Director for the Connecticut Forest & Park Association. He is responsible for fundraising and planned giving for CFPA. He spent the first 24 years of his career in the trust and financial services industry. His last position was as Senior Vice President of the American Savings Trust Department. It was at American Savings that Jim first came into contact with CFPA when the bank was hired to restructure CFPA’s investments. When American Savings was acquired, Jim declined an offer to stay with the bank and chose to pursue a personal goal to teach English in an urban school. He taught for four years at the Metropolitan Learning Center, Bloomfield before joining CFPA as Development Director.

Jim serves on the board of the American Savings Foundation and is treasurer of the New England Vincentian Order endowment. Jim previously served on several boards including Easter Seals, the New Britain High School endowment, and CFPA. He was Telethon Chairman of the Easter Seal’s telethon, Chairman of the Norwich Annual Bishop’s Appeal, and a corporator of New Britain General and the Hospital for Special Care Jim lives in Hebron with his wife, Margaret, and has three children.