Seeking a spot on the Board of Mayor and Burgesses
He has a bachelor's degree in business - accounting from Western Connecticut State University
Community organizations: Assistant Scout Master Troop 138, Naugatuck, until 2011 Chairman of Troop 138 Naugatuck until 2012
Occupation: Owner and operator for the past two years of Ayash-Man Restaurant on Rubber Avenue, which closed on Saturday, Nov. 2
Prior work experience: Auditor for KPMG in Stamford Accountant at IBM at offices in Somers and Armonk, N.Y. Owned and built Bali Animal Park Adventure in Bali, Indonesia, 2001-03 Owned and managed a regional gift shop Made by Hand in malls across Connecticut with small branches (outlets) in Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey
Family Life: Happily married for 14 years to wife, Made. The couple has three boys, Sammy, 12, Tommy, 11, and Jimmy, 9. They all play baseball and instruments and Sammy plays football, Ayash said.
He told the Citizens News that he is running for burgess "because he wants to help Naugatuck, serve Naugatuck and because it's his duty as a citizen." He told the paper that he wants to put his auditing skills to good use for the town.
Editor's Note: Mr. Ayash provided Patch with a copy of the Citizen's News article that appeared in the paper on Friday. Once the Citizen's News posts that information to its website, I will link to that you, the reader, can get more information.