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Atlantic County
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Economic Development

1333 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Atlantic County Economic Alliance

The Atlantic County Economic Alliance, a private sector directed, nonprofit economic development corporation that will lead business attraction, retention, and marketing efforts in Atlantic County.

The mission of the Atlantic County Economic Alliance is to drive economic growth and cultivate economic diversity in Atlantic County through the execution of the Atlantic County Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan developed in 2015 by AngelouEconomics, a nationally recognized independent consultant from Austin, Texas.

ACEA In the News

Atlantic County Economic Alliance Looks To Take Burden Off Part-Time Mayors - Article

Atlantic County Economic Alliance Selects Lauren H. Moore, Jr.
as Executive Director- Press Release

December 2016 issue of Business In Focus Magazine outlines the progress and the future of Atlantic County, NJ. - Article


  • Creation of an Interim Board of Directors
  • Development and adoption of by-laws
  • Incorporation as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
  • Securing an annual $500,000 funding commitment for 5 years
  • Obtaining office space at the Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing
  • Completing a search and hiring an executive director
  • Developing a web site
  • Partnering with the Southern Shore Region Destination Marketing Organization

Atlantic County Economic Development Alliance
New Directions in Economic Development
February 24, 2016

Presentation (Text Only)

Atlantic County
Major Economic Projects
and Activity

prepared by the
Atlantic County Improvement Authority

- February 2016 -

Click here to view

List of Interim Board Members:

  • Leo Schoffer, Leo Schoffer Enterprises, Interim Chairman
  • Rick Dovey, President, Atlantic County Utilities Authority
  • Frank Frankowski, CFO, South Jersey Transportation Authority
  • Dr. Barbara Gaba, President, Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Lori Herndon, President & CEO, AtlantiCare
  • Doug Heun, CPA
  • Joseph Ingemi, Principal Consultant, Pinarus Technologies
  • Dr. Harvey Kesselman, President, Stockton University
  • Howard Kyle, Chief of Staff, Atlantic County Government
  • Carlo Losco, Broker/Owner Balsley Losco Realty
  • Brett Matik, President, Harrison Beverage
  • Christopher J. Paladino, President, ACDEVCO
  • Vito Pantilione, President & CEO, Parke Bank
  • Jon Powell, CEO Kravco/Hamilton Mall
  • John Runfolo, Hammonton Chamber of Commerce
  • Greg Sykora, Chairman, Somers Point Economic Development Advisory Commission
  • Sandy Tzaferos, MediLink Homecare, Inc.
  • Michael Viscount, Partner, Fox Rothschild
  • John Wiley, Executive Director, Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park
  • Mitch Zitomer, Past Chairman, Greater Atlantic City Chamber

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