On Friday, March 20, 2020, The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Greater Trenton & the Trenton Downtown Association will present a session of the Trenton Economic Development Series, titled ‘Growing in Trenton: Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce’. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Trenton Country Club (201 Sullivan Way, West Trenton), with opening remarks by the Hon. W. Reed Gusciora, Mayor, City of Trenton.

The Keynote Speaker is Tim Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), who became its Chief Executive Officer in February 2018, appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Sullivan will explain how New Jersey is creating new pathways for employment success, offering pre-apprenticeship programs, career and technical education, and programs in which students can earn industry-valued credentials or college credits while still in high school.

The NJEDA serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth and is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy.

The panel will be moderated by Robin Walton, Vice President for Community and Government Affairs, Thomas Edison State University. Panel members Frank Rogers, Director, Talent Acquisition and Talent Management North America, Firmenich; Keith C. Secrest, President, Kinetics Industries, Inc,; and Anthony S. Verrelli, Assemblyman, 15th District, New Jersey General Assembly will present their observations and answer questions from the audience.

Tickets are $35 per person. See princetonmercerchamber.org.

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