Economic Development - GROW Monmouth
Friday, November 22, 2013 from 9:15 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
Tinton Falls, NJ
****Empowering Business****Creating Jobs
Grow Monmouth is a long-term, community-wide initiative by the Board of Chosen Freeholders to ensure the economic health of Monmouth County through partnerships with industry, municipal, state and federal governments, academia, business and community organizations. Come and hear from Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone and staff how the County’s shared service and business initiatives can help to attract and grow businesses in Monmouth County which will result in more residents relocating to our area. These resources include:
**Economic Opportunity Mapping
**Lead Generation Lists (Business to Business and Business to Consumer)
**Research Tools - Customized Surveys
**Business Retention and Relocation Assistance Grants
About our Speaker: Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone
Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone was sworn in to a three-year term on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Jan. 6, 2011. Currently serving his third year in office, he became director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders in 2013 after serving as deputy director in 2012.
Prior to his election as a freeholder, Tom Arnone served as an elected official in Neptune City. As mayor, from 2004 through 2010, he was instrumental in the acquisition of more than $1.5 million in grants and the successful revitalization of underutilized areas in the community. As a council member from 1997 through 2003, Arnone held positions as Police Commissioner, Public Works Commissioner and the Finance committee chairman.
During his tenure in Neptune City, Arnone also served as the director of the Neptune City Office of Emergency Management. He also served the Neptune City community as a member of the Land Use, Planning, and Recreation boards as well as the Shade Tree Commission, Environmental Committee, Community Development Block Grant committee and the Alliance to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Arnone has been active in statewide professional organizations. He became president of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors in 2010 after serving a term as the Vice President. He is also an active member of the New Jersey League of Municipalities as a member of the State Resolutions Committee and Nominating Committee.
Continental Breakfast Provided By:
Dimian & Masterpalo
Attorneys at Law