Come meet Jim Cote!
James Cote for Alderman at Large, Ward 3
Time to campaign and you are invited:
Bring Questions, Ideas, and Energy
Sunday July 28
12:00 noon- 4:00pm
934 Watertown Street
West Newton (back yard)
508 983-4535 cell Jim Cote or 617 901-6855 cell Albie Cote
Born/Raised: Born June 19, 1956 (age 57) in Pawtucket, RI. Raised in Attleboro as the 3rd of 8 children born to Attleboro Police Officer Roland Cote, and my homemaker mother Mary Cote.
1975 – 1987: US Marine Corps Active Duty (Vietnam Era Veteran)
1987 – 1995: US Marine Corps Reserve
Attained rank of First Sergeant (E8)
Attleboro Public Schools, Bishop Feehan High School
College (while on active duty):
Associates of Business Management, Fisher College, Boston, MA
Bachelors of Science, Business Management, Worcester State University
Masters of Business Administration, Mary Washington University
Work History (After Military Service):
1987 – 1998: MetLife, Hired into a Management Executive Training Program
1998 – 2010: Financial Services Executive Recruiter for a Number of Firms
2010 – 2012: Foundation for Financial Education, Developed Workplace
Financial Literacy Programs
2012 – Present: MetLife, Returned to Expand Financial Literacy Programs
Wife: Alba Alvarez-Cote, Born in Argentina, Raised in West Newton, Newton North High School Graduate
Children: My wife and I are the parents of 10 children, and the grandparents of 1. Three of our children served in the Armed Forces over the past 10 years and we currently have a son-in-law in the Navy, and a son-in-law in the Marines.
Reason to Run: I was raised in public service and I believe that a person should give back to a country that has given so much. I believe that my background and knowledge will add great value to Newton government, given my ability to get to the root of an issue.