Steve Giacomi is a lifelong resident of Waterbury, CT. Born and raised in the East End, he is a resident of the Western Hills neighborhood in the city of Waterbury.
Steve was educated at Saints Peter & Paul Grammar School and Holy Cross High School, before moving onto to the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT where he earned his BS in Finance.
Steve worked in the Finance/Banking/Insurance industry for close to ten years at such notable companies as Marsh & McClennan, Webster Bank, and UBS Financial Services.
While working full-time Steve took classes at night, earning his MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Connecticut in 2008.
Inspired by his mother Evelyn, a local high school Math teacher for over 40 years, Steve left the private sector and went into teaching, earning his Education degree from the University of Bridgeport in 2010.
Steve recently began his sixth year as a high school Business teacher, and is currently teaching at Oxford High School in Oxford, CT.
Steve has been an Alderman in Waterbury since 2011, after being appointed to the Board of Aldermen to fill a vacancy in January of that year. He has subsequently gone on to win re-election in 2011, ’13, and ’15.
Steve has been a consistently vocal advocate for the taxpayers, for fiscal responsibility, and for government transparency and against cronyism while serving on the Board of Aldermen. He currently serves as the board’s Minority Leader.
Steve sits on the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury, serving as its Vice President, as well as on the board of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury and the Saints Peter & Paul school board.