About Brent Fennessey
Fennessey, 37, is seeking re-election to Superior City Council in District 5.
Address: 810 E. Third St.
Family: Married 15 years to Ashley; they have three daughters: Ava, 14; Nora, 11; and Ailey, 8.
Business/Employment: Otis-Magie Insurance Agency blessed me with 14 years of continuous employment transitioning through the company’s acquisition by Marsh & McLennan Agency in 2018. I serve as the private client operations manager.
Education: Graduated from Superior High School in 2000; associate degree as micro-computer specialist in 2002 from WITC-Superior; licensed to sell insurance in Wisconsin and Minnesota in property and casualty and life and health segments.
Government and civic experience and organizations: Before joining the Council, served as president of the Superior Jaycees and still assist in large fundraising efforts; co-founder of Superior Young Professionals, now Superior Area Professionals, (Leadership Superior/Douglas County program); board member for area nonprofits including the United Way, Salvation Army and Superior Chamber of Commerce; in addition to Council appointments and lobby efforts for Superior Days. Current Council president.
Why are you running for City Council: "My pursuit for re-election to represent Superior’s 5th District is anchored to my life-long residency in Superior and my commitment to the improvement of our city. My years of public service remain the honor of a lifetime."
Editor's note: This profile was originally posted on January 31, 2020 at 7 a.m. as part of the Telegram's Spring Primary Election preview. The information has remained the same, so we re-posted the story on March 19 at 12:46 p.m. for voters casting ballots in the April election.