The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.
Bonnie Del Conte leads the development and execution of CONNSTEP’s strategic plan, supporting both the company’s mission and vision, and working closely with the organization’s board of directors to oversee strategy implementation for long-term results.
With more than 30 years of successful corporate leadership experience, Del Conte has provided financial and tax planning services to small and midsize businesses, as well as operational management in both the service and manufacturing industries.
Prior to becoming president of CONNSTEP, she was the co-founder of a woman-owned accounting and technology resource company.
Del Conte co-chairs the Operational Improvements Committee for the Connecticut Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership and is a stakeholder to the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund advisory board.
She is a member of the board of directors for the New Haven Manufacturing Association, and a member of the Connecticut Energy Workforce Development Consortium and the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission Advanced Manufacturing Work Group.
She has also served on the Connecticut Innovation Ecosystem Planning Group and the state’s team for the National Governors’ Association Policy Academy. In 2011, she was selected as one of the Eight Remarkable Women in business by the Hartford Business Journal.
She is a magna cum laude graduate of Central Connecticut State University, a certified public accountant, and a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs.