The Berwick Industrial Development Association (BIDA) is pleased to announce Kelly O’Brien Gavin as the new executive director. Ms. Gavin comes to BIDA with 10 years of experience in economic development. She also serves as the executive director of the Rural Business Innovation Corporation (RBI) and Greater Susquehanna Keystone Innovation Zone (GSKIZ). The partnership between BIDA and RBI will serve businesses in the region by helping companies to create, operate and develop their business in the region.
BIDA, in cooperation with RBI, will be able to give local businesses additional access to training opportunities and act as a liaison with local and state legislators for state funded programs and incentives for business recruitment, retention and development.
BIDA is committed to improving the economy of the region through marketing and managing its industrial assets, the retention, expansion and recruitment of business and industry; and contributing to community revitalization efforts. BIDA will collaborate with quality of life for the citizens in the area.