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Annual Conference: Prime Properties, Prime Communities
June 20, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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The ReadyMass 100: Prime Properties, Prime Communities
Choosing Locations for Growth-Oriented Companies
Gregory Bialecki has served as Secretary of Housing and Economic Development for Massachusetts since 2009. As Governor Patrick’s chief housing and economic development advisor and cabinet member, he has oversight of 14 state agencies that carry out the Administration’s top priorities in business development, housing and community development, consumer affairs, and business regulation. The focus of his Secretariat is the creation of homes and jobs throughout the Commonwealth.
Tim Healy co-founded EnerNOC in 2001 and serves as its Chairman and CEO. In 2007, he led EnerNOC’s highly successful initial public offering. EnerNOC is a leading provider of energy intelligence software, and today the company is one of the world’s largest full-service energy management providers with over 700 employees and operations in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand. EnerNOC’s is headquartered in Boston’s Innovation District.
Anita Worden is Co-Founder and Chairwoman of Solectria Renewables, a 180-employee company established in 2005. The company is the leading US-based grid-tied photovoltaic inverter, string combiner, and web-based monitoring manufacturer for residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects. Solectria’s headquarters in Lawrence, houses corporate, manufacturing, and design functions. In addition to its home base, the company has operations in Colorado, Florida, and California.
Joseph Zink is the President and CEO of Atlantic Management, a real estate investment company that owns and manages over 5 million SF in New England. The company has a successful track record of redeveloping outdated suburban office parks into market responsive, lively corporate campuses. Among the company’s most recent projects is the redevelopment of the 109-acre former Hewlett-Packard campus in Marlborough, a major mixed use development that has attracted Quest Diagnostics as a principal tenant.
Bonus Breakout Sessions 10:00-11:00AM
Marketing Matters: Positioning your Location for Competitive Advantage
Leaders: Scott Madden, Senior Partner, Connelly Partners –
Christopher Steele, Chief Operating Officer, Investment Consulting Associates
Behind the Scenes of Corporate Site Selection: How Companies Choose the Best Fit
Leader: Brian Cohen, Senior Vice President and Director of Consulting, TranswesternlRBJ
Win-Win: Creating an Incentive Package that both Your Community and Company will Love
Leader: Lynn Tokarczyk, President, Business Development Strategies
ReadyMass 100: Getting Your Property on the Short List of Top MA Locations
Leaders: Doug Kehlhem, Senior Director, MassEcon
Doug Landry, Senior Vice President of Land Development, VHB
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