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Manchester Development Corporation Board elects new leadership team  


MANCHESTER, NH – Resident and Queen City real estate professional Amy Chhom has been unanimously elected to serve as the Manchester  Development Corporation Board of Directors Chair.

Chhom is currently the Vice President of ROC USA, a non-profit that supports resident-owned manufactured housing communities. Chhom is also intimately familiar with economic development in Manchester having worked with multiple real estate development groups in the city focusing on both commercial and residential planning and development.  


“I’m thrilled to be leading the board as the Manchester Development Corporation continues to promote economic development in the city,” Chhom said. “Manchester is growing rapidly and it’s exciting to see new businesses starting across the city. I’m excited to continue working with the Board and the City’s Economic Development team on identifying new  opportunities to enhance our city.” 

The board also elected a new slate of officers to work with Chhom in guiding the Manchester Development Corporation forward. Roland Martin, President of Cornerstone PDC will serve as vice chair, Steve Scheiner of St. Mary’s Bank will serve as treasurer and Maria Mongan, a veteran non-profit leader and former Verizon executive will serve as secretary. 

Newly elected members of the committee include Michael Harrington of Harrington & Company and former chair of the City of Manchester Planning Board, Joshua Wright, SVP of Investments at Wells Fargo, and Attorney Rebecca Kane of  Devine Millimet. They join existing members, Kyle Baker, Sr. Manager of Government Relations at Rath, Young, and  Pignatelli, PC, Stephen Grzywacz, owner of Milford Lumber, Heather McGrail, Executive Director of the Greater  Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Alderman at Large June Trisciani and Alderman Pat Long  

Over the next few months, the Board will continue to work with the City’s Economic Development office to identify projects that meet the mission and goals of the organization and the City. The Board is fortunate to have the assistance of Jodie Nazaka, Director, and Erik Lesniak, Business Liaison of the Manchester Economic Development Office as it works to benefit the City of Manchester. 

About The Manchester Development Corporation 

The Manchester Development Corporation is a 501 ©(4) non-profit development corporation that supports the  economic development initiatives of the City under the direction of the Board of Mayor & Aldermen. Since 1999, the  Manchester Development Corporation has provided more than two million dollars to develop projects in Manchester as well as providing gap financing to business owners and developers to assist in economic development opportunities that will lead to job retention and creation.  

For More information visit Manchester Development Corporation.


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