Italian Center of Stamford Announces New Executive Director

Stamford, CT, September 24, 2020--The Italian Center of Stamford (the IC) announced today that they have named Jonathan T. Hoch Sr. as Executive Director. Hoch succeeds Paul J. Hickey who is retiring from the position after more than 20 years.

“We are delighted to welcome Jon to this leadership position,” said Lou Cavaliere, President of the IC Board of Directors. “Jon has an extensive background in non-profit management and brings a wealth of experience to the role. His passion and commitment to families in our area will make him an invaluable asset to our organization.”

“I am excited to take on the role of Executive Director of the IC,” said Hoch. “As someone who was born and raised in Stamford, and is currently raising a family here, I know what an important part the IC plays in our community. The IC is a very special place and I look forward to working with the dedicated staff to continue its legacy.”

A lifelong resident of Stamford, Jon has spent the past 22 years working in leadership roles at Domus Kids, Inc., where he most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his professional career, Jon is the President of the Stamford North Little League. He is a graduate of Stamford High School and the University of Arizona. He lives in Stamford with his wife and two sons.

About The IC

The IC is a membership based multi-faceted community club committed to providing its members and community with outstanding recreational and social experiences.  The IC strives to preserve and honor the Italian heritage, culture and traditions while welcoming all who share our values of family, recreation and community. We take pride in our rich history of supporting meaningful philanthropic endeavors to strengthen our community and seek to provide exceptional education and enriching youth development.

The IC is a non-profit organization that gives back to the greater Stamford area through scholarships, senior lunches and other community service projects.


Christine Meek

Phone: (203) 322-6941, extension 140

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Web: http://www.italiancenter.org


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