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 2023 RTC-endorsed Candidates 


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MATTHEW WARD [Unaffiliated]

Matt was the Assistant Accounts Manager for the Town of Deep River for a number of years, where his duties included budgets, payroll, accounts payable/receivable and other general accounting functions.  He has served as Second Selectman for the Town of Old Lyme since 2021. 

    Matt holds B.S. in Accounting from Bryant College.  His in-depth understanding of Old Lyme’s finances as the selectman make him a perfect candidate for Town Treasurer.

Other career highlights:

  • Matt proudly served as a Connecticut State Trooper for 20 years, stationed at Troop  F in Westbrook

  • After retirement from the State Police, Matt served as a part-time police officer in Old Lyme and Deep River

  • He recently started a new job as a staff accountant for the reputable accounting firm Mahoney Sabol in Essex.



Married to Tara and has lived in Old Lyme for over 17 years.  They have five children, all of whom have attended or are currently enrolled in Region 18 schools.


Civic contributions:

  • Board of Directors for LYSB for five years

  • Board of Directors of Lyme-Old Lyme Little League for 12 years (7 years as Treasurer)

  • Board of Directors for Historical Society of Old Lyme



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