Two Roundtable Board Members Named To Carney’s Transition Team

The Delaware Business Roundtable applauds Governor-elect John Carney for including two of its board members on his transition team, a strong signal that the new administration is committed to supporting a new approach to economic development in the state. Mark Turner, the President and CEO of WSFS Bank and the Roundtable Chairman, was named to the budget and workforce transition committee. Janice Nevin, President & CEO of Christiana Care Health System, was named to the education and healthy families committee. Turner and Nevin join about three dozen other Delawareans who will be tasked with helping Governor-elect Carney “review state government operations and develop a policy action plan to

Delaware’s business climate must regain its allure

The following op-ed appeared in the Delaware Business Times: This summer, the State Chamber of Commerce endorsed the Delaware Business Roundtable’s Growth Agenda, a forward-looking document designed to drive the state’s economic development conversation as we elect new leaders and prepare for the coming legislative session. At the center of the Growth Agenda is a clear strategic goal: Delaware must enhance its business climate if it is to remain competitive for jobs, investment and talent. That may seem counterintuitive because Delaware has long been known for being in the business of doing business. Many business leaders and policymakers, however, fear the state is quickly losing its reputa

Delaware Business Roundtable Congratulates Governor-Elect Carney, Calls for New Approach to Economic

The Delaware Business Roundtable congratulates John Carney for his election to the Governor’s office, as well as all candidates who won statewide offices and legislative races tonight. Now is the time to begin working together to develop innovative economic policies that will make Delaware stronger and more competitive in these challenging times. We look forward to working with all elected officials on our ideas for economic growth in the state. The Roundtable has put forth the Delaware Growth Agenda, which provides a strategic framework for pursuing a new long-term approach to economic development in the state. Developed through a non-partisan, collaborative planning effort that engaged mor

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