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Posted on: February 27, 2019

June Black is Back

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Mayor Daniel Rivera announces June Black as Business and Economic Development Director for the City of Lawrence. June has over twenty-two years of experience working in Congressional offices and comes to Lawrence from Congresswoman Niki Tsongas’ office, where she served as District Director and Regional and Constituent Services Director and a key advisor on economic and community development projects across Greater Lawrence. “June is a lifelong Lawrence resident who has always been one of our most fierce advocates,” said Mayor Daniel Rivera. “I am excited to have June on board. June has a solid reputation for excellence and accomplishments, among the small and large business community across the Merrimack Valley, federal agencies, state and local government entities and community-based organizations. She has a proven track record of successful economic development projects and I am eager to get to work with her to drive economic development in the city.”

June has a Bachelor’s Degree in Government from Simmons College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire. June brings a strong track record of large and small local development projects, a few of them including:

  • Riverwalk/Lupoli Properties
  • Lawrence Gateway Project
  • Malden Mills post-fire rebuild Polartec support
  • FEMA/HUD Redevelopment of flood plain area near Central Catholic
  • Union Crossing Redevelopment
  • Reviviendo Gateway Initiative
  • Renewal Community Initiatives
  • Multiple Brownfields Projects
  • Lawrence Airport runway projects
  • HUB Zone certifications – multiple businesses
  • Methuen Highway Rotary Project
  • Haverhill Downtown Parking Garage
  • Century Box expansion
  • New England Die Cutting – move & expansion
  • Grant support for various Businesses and non-profits – (Groundwork Lawrence, Mass Hires Merrimack Valley, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, YWCA, etc.)

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