CONNSTEP Hires New Sales Leader

(Hartford, CT, March 1, 2023) – CONNSTEP, the Connecticut Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center, announced today the hiring of a senior manufacturing sales professional to its executive team at the company.

Matthew Wurtzel is the new Director of Sales and Business Development at CONNSTEP. He will lead a team of Regional Managers who serve small to medium-sized manufacturers across Connecticut, while contributing to new business development efforts for the organization.

With more than 20 years of experience, he has an extensive manufacturing sales background in the pet food and product industry, consumer packaged goods, as well as injection mold, wood, and metal products.

“CONNSTEP welcomes Matthew to its leadership team. His innovative thinking and strategic planning expertise will strengthen the sales efforts of our Regional Managers, provide support to our manufacturers in the state, and develop business growth opportunities for our clients,” said Beatriz Gutierrez, President & CEO of CONNSTEP.


About CONNSTEP: A member of the MEP National Network, CONNSTEP is a manufacturing consultancy firm serving small-to-medium sized companies, implementing advanced business and technical solutions, and workforce strategies, that help organizations grow, improve profitability, and create sustainable competitive advantages.

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