Former Mayor / Newton, MA
Setti Warren spent more than two decades in public service. He served as Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts from 2010 to 2018. He worked alongside his father to help him run a national award-winning program that gave troubled teens work skills and experience. In 1996, Setti joined the Clinton White House where he ultimately served as Special Assistant in the Office of Cabinet Affairs, where he worked repeatedly across organizational lines, bringing diverse groups together to accomplish the President’s agenda. In March 2000, Setti was appointed New England Director of FEMA where he managed a large staff and worked closely with local mayors, members of Congress, and governors to administer vital FEMA programs and deliver resources to cities and towns throughout New England.
After serving as National Trip Director for Senator Kerry’s presidential campaign, Setti served as Deputy State Director for the Office of Sen. Kerry in Massachusetts, working as the Senator’s point person on small business and economic development. In this role, he was responsible for bringing federal assistance to cities and towns across the Commonwealth, connecting countless business owners to loans and vital resources, and bringing federal funding to cities and towns across Massachusetts. Continuing his family’s tradition of military service, Setti enlisted in the Navy Reserve after 9/11, and in 2008 he completed a year-long tour of duty in Iraq as a Navy Intelligence Specialist.
Setti Warren’s Ideas
Problem Current programs established to provide benefits and services to veterans often struggle to find and engage the veterans they are meant to serve. Veterans falling through the cracks to the point of homelessness, unemployment, marriage breakups, higher suicide rates only get help when they hit the bottom. Solution Mayor […]
Smart Government | Setti Warren | Former Mayor | Newton, MA
Problem Many entrepreneurs lack the resources and access to funding they need in order to develop and grow successful businesses. This need is critical now more than ever, as technological advances and globalization continue to transform the economy. Solution Mayor Setti Warren is helping Newton connect entrepreneurs to the resources […]
Jobs and Entrepreneurship | Setti Warren | Former Mayor | Newton, MA