Anita Cassidy named as Executive Director of Economic Development Corporation

News 100 redBy Pepper Parr

January 7th, 2020



It took them long enough but this afternoon the Burlington Economic Development Corporation announced the appointment of Anita Cassidy as Executive Director effective January 1, 2020.

Anita Cassidy

Anita Cassidy – Executive Director – Burlington Economic Development Corporation

Anita has been in the role of Acting Executive Director since May 2018 when former Executive Director Frank McKeown retired. Anita has over 15 years of experience in Economic Development delivering results-oriented strategies and programs that drive economic growth. She first joined Burlington Economic Development in 2011 and has since led a number of important projects.

There is a lot more to say about the role she has and the challenges she faces – for today – Congratulations Anita – you earned this one.

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