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Stephen P. Tagliatela Stephen Tagliatela
Stephen P. Tagliatela is a successful Connecticut entrepreneur and businessman.

    Expertise

    Mr. Tagliatela co-owns the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, Connecticut's only waterfront AAA four-diamond inn and restaurant, and the award-winning Saybrook Point Marina, the state's only five-bell marina, named marina of the year in 2007 by Marina Dock Age magazine. Mr. Tagliatela is co-owner of Franklin Construction, LLC, of New Haven and North Haven Health & Racquet, one of the state's largest tennis and fitness complexes. He is a licensed real estate broker who is also involved in a variety of real-estate partnerships throughout the East Coast.

    Committed to safeguarding the environment, Mr. Tagliatela has taken significant steps to embrace green initiatives. Under his direction, Tagliatela companies, including the Saybrook Point Inn, have earned seven Green Circle Awards from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP also awarded the Saybrook Point Marina the state's first Clean Marina designation in 2003.

    Community Service

    Mr. Tagliatela is a director of the St. Raphael Foundation of The Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven and a director of the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation. He also serves on the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Environmental Protection Agency's Long Island Sound Study, and is a member of the Connecticut Marina Trades Association and the advisory board of Liberty Bank.

    Mr. Tagliatela is a member of the University of New Haven's Center for Family Business, funds an endowed scholarship at the University and is a generous benefactor of the University's Tagliatela College of Engineering. His parents' foundation, the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Foundation, is also a generous supporter of University initiatives.

    Education

    Mr. Tagliatela holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Miami. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of business administration from UNH in 2013.

    Personal

    Mr. Tagliatela and his wife, Viola Tagliatela, have two daughters. They reside in Old Saybrook, Conn.