Asnuntuck Community College (ACC) 2014 graduate and local business owner Chris Weigert took full advantage of all of the educational and leadership opportunities afforded to him as an ACC student. The Windsor Locks resident will receive associate degrees in both business administration and accounting. Weigert has worked at Packaging Design & Testing LLC in East Granby for 10 years, and purchased the business last year. His wife is also an ACC student.
As an active student at ACC, he has served as president and vice president of the Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa; southern vice president for the New England Region of Phi Theta Kappa; vice president of the Student Senate; and secretary of the Business Club. Weigert is also working to reestablish and lead ACC’s Alumni Association.
Weigart, who also served as secretary for ACC’s Business Club, is planning on taking a year off to concentrate on the growth of his business. He plans to continue his education the following year at Central Connecticut State University in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in accounting. His future plans include earning a MBA, with a financial background, from the University of Connecticut. Once completing this degree, he would like to pursue an adjunct position at ACC, while continuing to operate his business.Return to Site