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Executive Director

Since joining the Town Green District in 2001, Win has held several different positions in the organization before becoming Executive Director in 2012 and created and implemented a number of public space programs and improvements to enhance the Downtown New Haven user experience.

A lifelong resident of Greater New Haven, Win earned bachelor’s degrees in History and Psychology from the University of Vermont. Win is a recipient of the New Haven Business Times “Forty Under 40” award and a graduate of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greater New Haven program. He received a Rising Star Award in 2012.  Win has also been a speaker at the 2013 and 2015 International Downtown Association’s annual conference.

Win currently serves on New Haven Festivals, Inc. and Liberty Community Services Board of Directors. He is also an active member of Downtown Wooster Square Management Team, Friends of the New Haven Green, and works with The Group With No Name (TGWNN).

Visit What We Do to learn more about Town Green's mission and goals.


Deputy Director

Matthew has been with Town Green since the winter of 2013 where he began as Manager of Public Spaces, since becoming the Deputy Director.

In his time here, he has directed the implementation of public space improvements in District 9, the Downtown Ambassador program, civic beautification, activating public spaces, streetscape improvements and other popular amenities such as the Terrasse outdoor dining program, street navigational signage, and the bistro table and chair program.  

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Visit Public Space Improvements to learn more about Matthew's projects.



Events & Communications Coordinator

Francesca began at Town Green District in the spring of 2018, coming from a background of nonprofit fundraising, communications, design, and event management at organizations both in and outside of the Greater New Haven area.

She has lived in New Haven for over three wonderful years, and looks forward to many more. When she is not planning events, she spends her time attending as many as she can. At Town Green District, she hopes to continue building partnerships, working with the #NHV community to create a more vibrant downtown in which to live, work and play!

Visit Events to learn more about Town Green's events & event partnerships.


Ambassador Manager

Joining Town Green District through StreetPlus Inc., Terrence has managed the Downtown Ambassador Program since 2015. 

Originally from Connecticut, he enjoys working in and for a city he has known throughout his life and now visits often with his two daughters.

Terrence enjoys the ever-evolving challenges working at Town Green presents, from managing a team of over 30 to brainstorming new downtown improvement strategies. 

Visit the Ambassador Program to learn more.

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Manager of Public space planning & development

Elizabeth formed a life-long connection with urban public places as a young girl when she did cartwheels in downtown parks, marched in holiday parades, and imagined histories of aged buildings.

Now as Special Projects Manager at Town Green, she assesses the vitality of New Haven's public realm and manages improvement projects accordingly to help build a more equitable, well-loved downtown from its sidewalks to plazas. In addition to her graduate training in material culture from Yale University, she has a knack for neighborhood engagement and a sharp eye for recognizing the dynamics between places and people.

Downtown Ambassadors