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Rebecca Brown Elected to Future 5 Board of Directors

June 29, 2017

Rebecca B. Brown, a partner in Shipman & Goodwin’s Real Estate and Commercial Finance practices, has been elected Secretary of the Board of Directors of Future 5 after previously serving as a member of the organization’s Advisory Board.

Future 5 is a unique program in Stamford that supports motivated low-income high school students in reaching their full potential as financially independent and productive citizens. The program connects students to a caring community and strengthens students’ self-esteem through character-building workshops, job preparation programs and one-on-one coaching.

Ms. Brown is resident in the firm’s Stamford office and represents lenders and borrowers in the area of commercial finance, with special emphasis on real estate financing, loan restructuring and workouts. She has extensive experience with large-scale acquisitions for real estate development projects, including mixed-use residential housing and shopping centers. In addition, she represents landlords and tenants in connection with commercial leasing.

To support the community, Ms. Brown has been a member of the Board of Trustees of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk since 2014; she has also served on the Fairfield County Bar Association’s Board of Directors since 2015, which sponsors a variety of professional and community services.

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