MANCHESTER, Conn (August 22, 2018) — Manchester Community College Foundation recently appointed Jason Gutcheon, a resident of Bloomfield, to its board of directors.
Gutcheon is a partner and owner of Professional Business Insurers, a family-based, privately-held business that specializes in providing benefits to employees of small to midsize companies.
“I am deeply honored by the opportunity to serve on the board of directors of the Manchester Community College Foundation,” Gutcheon said. “Community colleges are essential to our country’s system of education, and MCC provides high quality affordable learning and training opportunities that are essential to self-improvement and the economies of our state and country.”
Gutcheon also serves as a member of the Greater Hartford Arts Council board of directors, as well as the regional alumni chair at his alma mater, New York University, Stern School of Business.
About MCC Foundation
Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Connecticut corporation. It is governed by a volunteer board of directors, composed of business and community leaders who serve as advocates for the college and secure support for college priorities. Since 1968, MCC Foundation has supported the college’s strategic initiatives via funding for student scholarships, college programs, and equipment. MCC Foundation helps build a network of community support and promotes better public understanding of the college as a regional resource.
MCC Foundation gives hundreds of deserving students the opportunity to achieve their academic dreams through the scholarship program, awarding approximately $200,000 to 200 students each year. In addition, the foundation supports college programs and faculty projects. With this funding, MCC is able to maintain and build upon its excellent programs.