Bernice Zampano CONNEX CT Supply Chain Program Manager
Bernice manages the CONNEX Connecticut Supply Chain Solution database, directing customer engagement efforts, including building relationships with manufacturers, suppliers, stakeholders as well as government entities. She also maintains the CONNEX Marketplace portal, designed to connect manufacturers to resources and expertise across the state, provide supplier lists to Connecticut partners, and identify gaps in Connecticut’s manufacturing industry community.
Bernice has over three decades of experience working for the Connecticut Department of Labor, where for the last several years she managed the Manufacturing Innovation Fund Incumbent Worker Training Program in collaboration with the CT Department of Economic and Community Development. She also has extensive background working with state manufacturers on marketing, business development, grant writing, contract management, and project coordination.
Bernice has a Bachelor of Arts, Communications Sciences degree from the University of Connecticut. She also earned supervisory skills and project management certifications from Capital Community College.