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LETTER: Tom Kennedy Running for Lynnfield Selectman

Tom Kennedy, an 11-year Lynnfield resident who works in the financial industry and who has been active in various town activities, is running for selectman in this spring's town election.

LETTER: Tom Kennedy Running for Lynnfield Selectman

The following letter was provided by Lynnfield selectman candidate Tom Kennedy:

I am writing to announce my candidacy for selectman for the Town of Lynnfield.  I intend to run for the one year seat vacated by Al Merritt in the upcoming April election.                       

Like many people in town, my wife Lori and I moved to Lynnfield when we decided to start a family and have lived here for eleven years.  We have 2 children, a 6 year old in kindergarten and an 11 year old at the middle school. 

Lori and I have been active in town activities including t-ball, girl scouts and the sub-committee on fundraising for new playing fields.

Growing up in Lynn, I attended public school in grades K through 8, graduated from St John's Prep in 1989 and the Carroll School of Management at Boston College in 1993, with a degree in Finance.  For the past 19 years I have worked in the finance industry and currently work for Canaccord Genuity as a Principal in Institutional Equities.

I have been an active participant in town government meetings and feel at this time the town could use a new voice with a fresh outlook to represent the people of Lynnfield.  Having a financial background and a clear vested interest in both the current and future direction we take, I believe I could add value to the board.  I have made friends from many different backgrounds and feel this will be my greatest resource to make sure we are secure heading into the future.

I would appreciate your consideration in the April election.

Sincerely,
Tom Kennedy

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