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MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND BE A PART OF FELO… Meet new contacts, have fun networking and expand your personal & professional development all while benefiting local high school student scholarships!

FELO, Fairfield Emerging Leaders Organization, is a professional group within the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. FELO provides unique networking events, educational, social and philanthropic opportunities for like-minded professionals to engage and connect while enhancing professional skills.  Each event is an opportunity to meet other emerging leaders in a variety of fields from entry to management level.

FELO contributes a portion of the proceeds raised from member dues and events towards scholarships each year. In the past 2 years, FELO awarded $4000 in scholarships to four local high school seniors majoring in business.


  • Discounted ticket price to 6 networking events per year, complimentary drink included.
  • Complimentary professional & personal development series in April & September.
  • Member introduction in quarterly newsletter.
  • Portion of your membership fee benefits local student scholarship funds.
  • Group networking volunteer opportunities with local organizations

7/12/17:                2nd Annual Boat Cruise, Delamar Greenwich Harbor – Register Now
8/2017:                 Networking Event, more details to come!
10/2017:               Networking Event, more details to come!
12/2017:               Holiday Party, Fairfield Theatre Company

FELO (One Year) Membership Fee: $50.00 per person. Come meet new people and be a part of something great! Membership is per individual.

If you would like to be part of this dynamic group, please contact the FELO Chairman, Jackie Kosiba: 203.307.4221 or jkosiba@thedelamar.com.

Or click here to join today:  Join FELO button




Check back for volunteer opportunities.


4/26/17 New Chamber & FELO Member Reception – Photos
12/6/16 Holiday Party at Fairfield Theatre Company – Photos
11/19/16 Volunteering at Operation Hope – Photos
10/19/16 CEO Breakfast: Brian Davis of Maritime Aquarium – Photos
8/18/16   Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill – PHOTOS
6/1/16     Boat Cruise @ Delamar Greenwich – PHOTOS
4/27/16   CEO Breakfast: Jack Mitchell – PHOTOS
3/22/16   Two Roads Brewery – PHOTOS
1/26/16   First Year Celebration: Taberna Tapas & Restaurant – PHOTOS
11/19/15 Speed Networking at the Quick Center for the Arts – PHOTOS
8/18/15   Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill – PHOTOS
6/9/15     Bridgeport Bluefish Ballpark – PHOTOS
5/19/15   The Courtyard @ Delamar Southport – PHOTOS
3/31/15   Two Roads Brewery – PHOTOS
1/20/15   Fairfield Theatre Company – PHOTOS


FELO wouldn’t be able to run without all of the amazing volunteers we have to organize upcoming events and networking opportunities for our members. If you would like to be a part of FELO’s planning committee, please contact Jackie Kosiba at jkosiba@thedelamar.com for details.

Thank you to all our FELO committee members:

Name Organization Phone Email Website
Jacqueline Kosiba (Chair) Delamar Southport 203-307-4221 jkosiba@thedelamar.com www.delamarsouthport.com
Ryan Santoro (Vice Chair) CONNECT Computer 203-333-4444 rsantoro@connectcomputer.com www.connectcomputer.com
Michelle Hennessey (Secretary) William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, Relocation 203-255-1031 mhennessey@williampitt.com www.hennesseyhomesfairfieldct.com
Lindsay Smith (Events & Marketing Chair) Abbey Tent & Party Rentals 203-368-6111 lindsays@abbeytent.com www.abbeytent.com
Darrin Fodor (Past Chair) People’s United Bank 203-255-7745 Darrin.Fodor@peoples.com www.peoples.com
Rebecca Lautenslager (Committee Member) Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home 203-255-1031 rlautenslager@sbcglobal.net www.shaughnesseybanksfuneralhome.com
Scott Nickel (Committee Member) Morfe Behan Agency-Allstate 203-445-6029 scottnickel@allstate.com www.agents.allstate.com/ana-morfe-behan-fairfield-ct.html
Jackie Kaufman (Committee Member) Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP 203-425-42009 jkaufman@carmodylaw.com www.carmodylaw.com
Jared Weber (Committee Member) The Weber Financial Group 203-557-5524 jweber@theweberfinancialgroup.com www.theweberfinancialgroup.com
Ryan Pallathra (Committee Member) Nutriscience Innovations LLC 203-913-0154 ryan@nutriscienceusa.com www.nutriscienceusa.com
Lori Jones (Committee Member) Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University 203-254-4190 ljones@fairfield.edu www.quickcenter.com
Christopher McCoy (Committee Member) RMR Wealth Builders 201-836-2460 cjmccoy@rmrwealth.com www.rmrwealth.com


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