Greater Lumberton Business Association Names Barry Lefkowitz as President of Organization

Barry Lefkowitz to preside over newly formed Greater Lumberton Business Association

Lumberton, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2005 -- Barry E. Lefkowitz has been named as President of the newly formed Greater Lumberton Business Association, Jamie Morlock, Recording Secretary and Board Member of GLBA, Property Manager of Ark Road Storage, announced today.

As President, Mr. Lefkowitz will oversee and coordinate programs designed to provide information, networking, and guidance to existing, as well as aspiring business owners in Lumberton, NJ. “The GLBA has been formed to create an enhanced business climate in Lumberton Township, NJ,” said Mr. Lefkowitz. “We will work to promote commercial development in Lumberton, coordinate activities with the Township’s Economic Development Committee, and cross-reference businesses amongst GLBA members.”

The Greater Lumberton Business Association will be accepting memberships from community businesses that touch Lumberton: Businesses in Mount Holly, Hainesport, Medford, Mount Laurel, Easthampton, Southampton, and Westampton. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month and will be hosted by a GLBA member. Card exchanges will take place and discounts will be provided on a member-to-member basis.

"Barry Lefkowitz brings decades of experience in economic development to the Lumberton community and to this newly formed Greater Lumberton Business Association," said GLBA Board Member, Sharon Lee, President of Perfectly Planned Events. "His background as a manager in a variety of township economic development programs makes him an asset—a person who truly understands what it takes to help businesses grow and prosper."

Mr. Lefkowitz has a strong government background, with three decades of governmental relations, regulatory, economic development, media, and educational experience at the federal, state and local levels. Lefkowitz has developed and successfully guided over 200 Bills through the State Legislative and Congressional processes, including “The Trademark Counterfeiting Act” (Federal and State), “NAFTA Treaty I”, “OSHA”, “Clean Communities Act”, “The limousine Safety Act”, and the “Real Interstate Driver Equity Act” (Federal).

He has also facilitated the building of malls, relocated businesses, and procured EDA funding for targeted economic development projects in local municipalities.

About Management and Government Resources, Inc. (MGR)
MGR Inc., of which Barry Lefkowitz is President and Founder, is known for its expertise in economic development and resource brokering. MGR Inc. is respected nationally for its origination and execution of effective economic development, legislative, public governmental affairs, and coalition building campaigns.

The company's success in Howell Township, where it generated over $200 million dollars of new ratables, with an additional $300 million projected over the next three years, has created tremendous interest from various municipalities. As a result, MGR was named as Economic Development Consultant for Jackson, Edgewater Park and Lumberton Townships. The company is also conducting a variety of site-specific
economic development projects in other New Jersey communities.

Additional information about MGR, Inc. services is available at MGR’s Website

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