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Atlantic County
New Jersey

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

Board of Trustees:

  • Leo Schoffer, Chairman - Managing Partner, Schoffer Enterprises
  • Brett Matik, Vice Chairman - President, Harrison Beverage
  • Rick Dovey, Treasurer - President, Atlantic County Utilities Authority
  • Joseph Ingemi, Secretary - Principal Consultant, Pinarus Technologies
  • Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., Cooper Levenson
  • Frank Frankowski, South Jersey Transportatio
  • Lori Herndon, AtlantiCare
  • Dr. Harvey Kesselman, Stockton University
  • Howard J. Kyle, Atlantic County Government
  • Carlo Losco, Balsley-Losco Realty
  • Vito Pantilione, Parke Bank
  • Jon Powell, Kravco/Hamilton Mall
  • Rick Ricciardi, Marathon Engineering and Environmental Service
  • John Runfolo, Greater Hammonton Chamber of Commerce
  • Gregory Sykora, Erco Ceilings and Blinds
  • Michael Viscount, Fox Rothchild
  • Mitch Zitomer, Greater Atlantic City Chamber

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