Staff Biography

John-GutmanExecutive Director John Gutman joined New Covenant Center on November 17, 2014. John, a longtime volunteer at New Covenant Center, brings a wide range of experience from the corporate world.

Prior to joining New Covenant Center, he was CEO of his own consultancy focused on growing start-ups and mid-tier enterprises through strategic positioning, and corporate sponsorship. Previously, John was a Senior Vice President at several media companies and a Director at the National Basketball Association. Mr. Gutman holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University.

Mr. Gutman has lived in Lower Fairfield County for the past 21 years and currently resides in Norwalk with his two college-aged sons.

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Betsy López is the Program Coordinator for The New Covenant Center. Betsy spent 15+ years working in public administration for the federal government. Ms. Lopez has a broad range of community outreach and information technology experience, which will allow her to focus on program enrichment and case management for New Covenant Center.  Betsy holds an Associates of Arts Degree from Gibbs College, and a certificate in Biblical Studies from Hartford Seminary School.

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