Harold R. Davis is President of the Corporation. He has worked in various aspects of economic development for thirty years. He was employed as the first economic development director for the South Shore Chamber of Commerce located in Quincy, MA. He has recently assisted the Town of Plymouth, Massachusetts to establish a revitalized economic development program through the creation of a public/private foundation.
As an attorney he has acted as bond counsel for several hundred tax-exempt bond issues and established local development companies in several states. He has participated in over two hundred Small Business Administration loan transactions. In recognition of his services to small business, he received the Small Business Administration’s Community Development Award for New England. Mr. Davis is Of Counsel to the Boston law firm of Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
Currently, Hal, acting on behalf of New England Economic Development, represents Massachusetts’ communities, businesses and developers in projects utilizing the Massachusetts Economic Development Incentive Program. He also leads the Company’s efforts in the field of special district finance. Hal is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the Georgetown University Law Center and has been approved as a Certified Economic Developer by the American Economic Development Council.
Alida J. Gazdowski serves as Vice President for Marketing and Business development. She has previously served as Cash Management Account Representative and a Marketing Officer for City Bank, N.A. in New York City. In addition to her marketing responsibilities, she assists with the preparation of business plans, proposals, and program applications for the Company’s clients. She has earned her B.S. in Business Administration from S.U.N.Y., Binghamton and her MBA from St. John’s University.
Anthony Gudas serves as Principal Consultant for the Company. He is a CPA and has extensive experience working with expanding companies in New England. He formerly managed the New England Business Incentives Group for KPMG, LLP. He has also served as a revenue agent for the State of Rhode Island. Currently, the bulk of his time is spent assisting local and national companies to qualify their projects for the various tax incentives offered by the New England states.