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Dawn Ferrante

Executive Director

Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation

Direct Phone: (484) ***-****       

Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation

137 South Street

Lehighton, Pennsylvania 18235

United States

Company Description

The CCEDC is a member-centric organization. We are committed to providing our members with a STRONG Chamber and plenty of opportunities for networking as well as for business and community growth. The backbone of our organization is our leadership: board ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Regional Competitiveness
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation

Principal: Consulting, Project Management, Customer Experience SME
Black Diamond Developers

Project Manager On Large Implementations
AT&T Inc.

Project Manager On Large Implementations
Verizon

Senior Manager
KPMG LLP

Affiliations

Board Member
Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting

Board Member
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

Member
Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

Education


Master's program
Pennsylvania State University and Economic Development

bachelor's degree

San Francisco State University

degree
Broadcasting
San Francisco State University

master's degree
community and economic development
Penn State main campus

Web References (84 Total References)


Staff Members - Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce | Allentown, PA

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Dawn Ferrante Executive Director, Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation 484.464.9576 dferrante@carboncountychamber.org


Dawn Ferrante has been named ...

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Dawn Ferrante has been named as the city's new head of economic development.

Northampton Street in downtown Easton. Dawn Ferrante has been named as the city's new head of economic development.
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Dawn Ferrante is Easton's new economic development director
Easton has named Dawn Ferrante as its new head of economic development, effective June 1.
Ferrante, who will leave her job as director of regional competitiveness at the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., replaces Gretchen Longenbach-Rice, who stepped down from the position in early January.
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Ferrante will help oversee the city's burgeoning portfolio of projects - the multimillion-dollar Simon Silk Mill commercial and real estate development in the city's West Ward and similar projects throughout the city.
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Ferrante served for five years as economic development director of Carbon County. She was formerly a senior manager at the consulting firm KPMG. In 2013, she was nominated as one of the top 25 women in business for northeastern Pennsylvania by the National Association of Women Business Owners.
She has a bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University.


Staff

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Dawn Ferrante Executive Director

Dawn is the Executive Director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation and also has a dual role as the Director for the Carbon County Economic Development Department. She has held both positions since February of 2009. Dawn is responsible for supporting local businesses, attracting new business, and developing entrepreneurs in Carbon County. Prior to her role in Economic Development, Dawn was a business and technology consultant and was a project manager on large implementations for Verizon, AT&T, and many other Fortune 500 clients for more than 17 years.
Prior to working in the corporate world, Dawn owned her own business in San Francisco for five years and participated in an Entrepreneurship program (www.rencenter.org) that gave her training and financing to get her business going. Dawn is a strong proponent of entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy, especially in smaller rural areas. Dawn is looking to bring an entrepreneurship coaching program to Carbon County (and surrounding Counties) that works to develop the capabilities of small business owners.
Dawn has a degree in Broadcasting from San Francisco State University and began her career in the multimedia industry in the Bay Area developing educational and game titles. She is also currently enrolled in the Master's program at Pennsylvania State University in Community and Economic Development. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association and well as the International Economic Development Council where she is participating in a coaching program for economic developers.
Originally from California, she has lived in Denver, CO and Bridgewater, NJ prior to moving to Pennsylvania where she has resided since 2002.


Board of directors

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Dawn Ferrante, Secretary/Executive Director Carbon County Economic Development Corporation

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Dawn is the Executive Director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation and has been in the position since February of 2009. In this role, Dawn is responsible for supporting local businesses, attracting new business, and developing entrepreneurs in Carbon County. Dawn has a background in business and technology consulting and provided project management and user interface design on large implementations for Verizon, AT&T, and many other Fortune 500 clients.
Prior to working in the corporate world, Dawn owned her own business in San Francisco for five years and participated in an Entrepreneurship program (www.rencenter.org) that gave her training and financing to get her business going. Dawn is a strong proponent of entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy, especially in smaller rural areas.
Dawn has a degree in Broadcasting from San Francisco State University and began her career in the multimedia industry in the Bay Area developing educational and game titles. She is also currently enrolled in the Master's program at Pennsylvania State University in Community and Economic Development.
Dawn still does consulting for corporations outside Carbon County, providing Strategic Planning and business assistance.


Dawn Ferrante, ...

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Dawn Ferrante, Secretary/Executive Director Carbon County Economic Development Corporation

Dawn is the Executive Director of the Carbon County Economic Development Corporation and has been in the position since February of 2009. In this role, Dawn is responsible for supporting local businesses, attracting new business, and developing entrepreneurs in Carbon County. Dawn has a background in business and technology consulting and provided project management and user interface design on large implementations for Verizon, AT&T, and many other Fortune 500 clients.
Prior to working in the corporate world, Dawn owned her own business in San Francisco for five years and participated in an Entrepreneurship program http://www.rencenter.org/ that gave her training and financing to get her business going. Dawn is a strong proponent of entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy, especially in smaller rural areas.
Dawn has a degree in Broadcasting from San Francisco State University and began her career in the multimedia industry in the Bay Area developing educational and game titles. She is also currently enrolled in the Master's program at Pennsylvania State University in Community and Economic Development.
Dawn still does consulting for corporations outside Carbon County, providing Strategic Planning and business assistance.

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