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Berks County Team

The Berks County staff team is led by Pamela Shupp Menet, AICP, CEcD, Director of Economic & Community Development and includes:

Derek Harris

Economic Development Coordinator

Ken Pick

Executive Director,
Berks County
Redevelopment Authority

David Hunter

Executive Director,
Berks County
Planning Commission

Jeremy Zaborowski

Executive Director,
Berks County Industrial Development Authority

Ashley Showers

Assistant Director,
Berks County
Planning Commission

Planning Support

Berks County worked with Fourth Economy Consulting to support the planning process and plan development. Fourth Economy also engaged the Center for Regional Analysis and Connect the Dots to support various components of the planning process.

Fourth Economy

Thanks to our Advisory Committee

Jamal Abodalo

Director of Community Development & RRA,

City of Reading

Anthony Pomponio

Chief Lending Officer,
Riverfront Credit Union

Daniel Egusquiza

Executive Director,
Barrio Alegría

Aaron Gantz

Senior Economic Development Director, GRCA

Marcelino Colon

Director of
Economic Development,
Centro Hispano

Bryan Cole

NAI Keystone

Nathaniel Guest

Executive Director,
Colebrookdale RR Preservation Trust

Joe Malda

Economic Development,
First Energy/Met-Ed

Gregory Downing

Executive Director,

Keith Mooney

Berks Arts Council

Lisa Weaver

Social Entrepreneur Specialist, Berks LaunchBox-Penn State

Darleen Garcia

Executive Director,
Berks Latino Workforce Dev. Corporation

Becky Eshbach

Director of Marketing
& Strategy,
UGI Utilities, Inc.

Emily Wangolo

Deputy Director,
Dept. of Agriculture,
Berks County

Craig Nanna

Campus Pastor,
Life Church

Chris Spohn

Director of Project Development, Pre-College
and Summer Programs, Albright College

Dayana Blandon

HR Manager,
DAK Americas, LLC

Robert Fischer

Exec. Vice President,
Customers Bank

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