Tahesha Way Secretary of state State of New Jersey The state’s Motion Picture and Television Commission falls under Way’s purview as secretary of state. Dana ReddMelanie Willoughby
Dana Redd CEO Camden Community Partnership Few know the Camden area — and its impact on residents — better than Redd, who spent a decade as mayor of the city and state senator from the region. Lauren MooreTahesha...
Lauren Moore President Atlantic County Economic Alliance Moore has Atlantic County poised for an economic transformation, featuring sectors that don’t involve gambling or hospitality. Wes MathewsDana Redd
Wes Mathews CEO Choose New Jersey Recent trip to India was example of how Mathews is blending his foreign-service experience into role. Jose LozanoLauren Moore
Jose Lozano Senior vice president, strategic business partnerships Hackensack Meridian Health Among his many duties, he is reimagining how and where HMH facilities will serve residents in the future. Kris KolluriWes Mathews
Kris Kolluri CEO Gateway Development Commission You may have heard about the Gateway Tunnel project. Kolluri heads the commission that is overseeing its development. Jonathan KennedyJose Lozano
Jonathan Kennedy Vice president – infrastructure N.J. Economic Development Authority He’s the EDA’s point person on N.J. Wind Port, which could provide $500 million in annual economic impact while positioning state as hub for offshore wind industry. Joe...
Joe Kelley Deputy chief of staff for economic growth Governor’s Office Longtime economic development confidant of the governor will have even greater influence if his nomination to the Port Authority board goes through, as it is expected...
Dianna Houenou Chair Cannabis Regulatory Commission The rollout has been messy — as expected. But the cannabis industry still maintains its spot as a sector with enormous economic potential for the state. Aisha GloverJoe Kelley
Aisha Glover Vice president of urban innovation Audible A thought leader on development with few equals, her work at Audible and as a member of the Economic Development Authority board means she has statewide impact. Bryan EvansDianna Houenou
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