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New Chairman Selected for PMEDC Board of Directors

PMEDC and its affiliated organizations, Pocono Mountains Industries, Monroe County Industrial Development Authority and Pocono Mountains Industrial Park Authority, are pleased to announce that Michael J. Baxter of Michael Baxter and Associates Commercial Real Estate in Stroudsburg has been elected Board Chairman.

Head shot of Michael Baxter. He has short dark hair and a goatee facial hair. He's wearing a striped button up shirt with a blue tie, and a pinstripe grey blazer.

“I am honored that this board has the confidence in my leadership to choose me for this position. I am looking forward to an exciting 2011 and truly believe we have many opportunities to grow and expand business here in Monroe County,” commented Baxter.

The board and staff also wish to recognize the many years of service to the community by outgoing Chairman, Chuck Hannig of Spread Eagle Development Corporation and outgoing Board member, Karl Weiler of Weiler Corporation.

“Under their leadership, we have seen multiple business park developments and many job-creating projects come to fruition. They have been instrumental in seeing that the goals set forth in the Economic Development section of the Monroe 2020 Comprehensive Plan have been followed and implemented,” stated Chuck Leonard, Executive Director of PMEDC.

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