Paul S. Lavoie

Chief Manufacturing Officer

Paul S. Lavoie was appointed by Governor Ned Lamont as the Chief Manufacturing Officer for Connecticut in February 2022.  The Chief Manufacturing Officer position was created to coordinate efforts from the state and private sector to expand manufacturing in Connecticut.

Paul has extensive industry experience, most recently as General Manager at Carey Manufacturing in Cromwell, CT.  Carey is known for their reshoring efforts, bringing jobs back from China to Connecticut.  Prior to Carey, Paul has owned two businesses and served at senior level positions at publicly traded and privately owned businesses.

Paul serves as the Board Chair of the Central CT Chambers of Commerce, member of the i4.0 Working Group, and a member of Senator Chris Murphy’s Aerospace and Advance Manufacturing Advisory Council.  In 2022, Paul was named as one of the Greater Hartford’s Top 50 Power Players by Hartford Business Journal.     

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