Last spring, Town voters approved the budget to hire a professional dedicated to Southborough’s economic development. This month, the Town is boasting the news of their new hire.
Pam DiGiovanni, formerly of MassDOT, has “over 13 years’ experience with economic and community development, outreach, project management and program development within the public sector.”
DiGiovanni will be responsible “for working to enhance the economic vitality of the business community and build its collaboration with the town and community.”
In the Town’s press release, Town Admistrator Mark Purple welcomed the new hire:
We are excited to welcome Pam to our team. She brings a real passion and experience for economic development. I appreciate Town Meeting funding this new position, and I believe Pam is going to be able to help the Town further its efforts to strengthen the relationship between Town Hall and our local businesses.
EDC Chair Dave McCay was also quoted:
We are very pleased to have Pam join our team. The EDC’s core mission is to enhance Southborough’s business tax base to provide property tax relief to our residential taxpayers. Pam brings outstanding experience in economic development to our Committee and an energy and commitment to our work. She’ll be a great addition to the team.
For more details, read the full press release.
If you have questions for the new coordinator, call DiGiovanni at (508) 485-0710, ext. 3011 For more info on EDC, visit their dedicated website.