DET ANSINN, COUNCIL PRESIDENT
Det Ansinn and his wife Bridget both grew up here and are now raising three children of their own in the borough. First elected to council in 2005, Det has served the community as Council President since 2008. Det is proud to serve the community that gave helped shape his own character and values.
As a serial entrepreneur, Det Ansinn has started several successful technology companies and created good-paying local jobs. Det founded BrickSimple LLC, a mobile app development firm located right in downtown Doylestown. As a business owner, Det has been an active advocate for small businesses and technology policy. From his work with startups to participation at the White House Business Council, Det approaches business and job creation from the perspective of a progressive innovator. In the media, Det has provided technology business analysis and commentary for Bloomberg Television, BusinessWeek, and Talking Points Memo.
With leadership on local government issues ranging from green sustainable construction to LGBT protections, Det was recently elected President of the Bucks County Borough’s Association. Beyond the borough, Det serves as a member of the Bucks County Open Space Review Board and is past President of the Bucks County Free Library system. In 2012, Det was a convention delegate for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district.
Det Ansinn is a trainer/facilitator for the national Life Entrepreneurship program of the New Leaders Council. Locally, Det is also an active member with the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Det is a regular conference speaker on technology, business, and social issues.
Det graduated from Central Bucks West and Drexel University with a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. Det also has an Honorable Discharge from the USAFR.
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