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Business Development Corporation

Established in 1993, as an independent non-profit corporation, Pawtucket’s Business Development Corporation (PBDC) provides loan funding to businesses expanding in or relocating to Pawtucket and will be creating jobs.

News 

Pawtucket Announces Expanded Loan Program for Small Businesses 

Meeting Dates

Pawtucket’s Business Development Corporation generally meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m., on the second floor of Slater Mill at 67 Roosevelt Avenue.

Members

David Gold, President Brian Murtha
Richard Sugerman, Vice President  Richard Goldstein
Linda Dewing, Secretary Agnelo H. Alves, Jr.
John Neary, Treasurer  Aime Brissette
Isaac Amponsah Derick Daley
Moshe Berman Jason Hogue
Allen Chatterton George Kelley
Scott Davis Leonard Lopes
Jennifer Hennigan Roger Messier
Kevin Kazarian Carlos Tobon
Michael Laznik Jan Brodie
Ryan McIntyre Sherri Mercurio

Staff

Jeanne Boyle, Commerce Director

Herb Weiss - Economic & Cultural Affairs Officer

Michael Cassidy, Planning Consultant

Rick Lefferts - Loan Analyst, Commonweal Collaborative

Attorney Keith Fayan - Fayan Law

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Loan Program

Pawtucket Unveils Plaque Honoring Fallen Heroes

  • October 16, 2018
  • Press Release

PAWTUCKET– The City of Pawtucket, Mayor Donald R. Grebien, and the Pawtucket Hall of Fame honored members of the Police and Fire Departments that lost their lives in the line of duty on Monday,...  Read More >

City Speak
"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

- Mayor Donald R. Grebien

New Event

Arts Festival Retrospective Opening Reception

  • September 20, 2018
  • Event

Arts Festival Retrospective Opening ReceptionThe Advisory Commission on Arts and Culture is hosting an opening reception for the Arts Festival Retrospective exhibit on September 20, 2018 from 4-6pm....  Read More >