Dan Debicella grew up in Bridgeport and Shelton. His father, Cal, was a policeman in Bridgeport and his Mom, Maggie, is a secretary in the federal judicial system.
He is serving his second term as the State Senator from Connecticut’s 21st District, which includes Stratford, Shelton, Monroe, and Seymour.
He spent five years as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co., where he advised Fortune 500 companies on sales and marketing issues. He also ran his own small Internet business, Textbooks Online, during the high tech boom of the late 1990’s.
Dan is also involved with numerous community organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement for Western Connecticut, the Board of Directors of the Kennedy Center in Trumbull, and the Board of Incorporators of both the Shelton/Derby Boys & Girls Club and the Birmingham Group. He is a lifelong member of St. Lawrence Parish in Shelton.
Dan graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Finance and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dan lives in Shelton with his wife Alexandra, who is pursuing a PhD in Strategic Management.