Christopher C. Healy was named Executive Director of the Connecticut Catholic Conference in December, 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Healy had a successful career in media, public policy and grass roots organization. A native of New York City, Mr. Healy graduated from The Gunnery School in Washington, CT and earned a Liberal Arts Degree from Denison University.
Mr. Healy has served as a communications director for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Special Assistant for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development before starting a career in government and public relations. During this time, Mr. Healy was active in elective politics at the local, state and federal levels. He also served for four years as chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party from 2007 to 2011. For the last four years prior to his appointment, Mr. Healy served as Communications and Policy Coordinator for the Senate Republican caucus in Hartford.
He and his wife, Suzan, live in Wethersfield where he serves on the Wethersfield Board of Education and as a member of Hartford Rotary.