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Pawtucket's 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.

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.  Please check RI Secretary of State for next meeting date.


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


Sue Mara - Acting Planning Director Herb Weiss - Economic & Cultural Affairs Officer
Rick Lefferts - Loan Analyst, Commonweal Collaborative Attorney Keith Fayan - Fayan Law

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