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Bridget Gibbons


Director of Economic Development
Westchester County

Biography

Bridget Gibbons is Westchester County Executive George Latimer's Director of Economic Development. The Office of Economic Development offers resources, financial assistance and a wide range of related services and incentives to help attract and retain businesses and talent in Westchester. The Office of Economic Development (OED) established and continues to execute a robust economic development program. One key component is a sector-based strategy focused on the biosciences, advanced manufacturing, clean energy and technology. To achieve this, OED is implementing transformational strategies to support biosciences industry players, large and small, focusing on developing supportive infrastructure and funding, aligning the talent pipeline with training for in-demand skills, looking at ways to build out the supply chain and working to establish real estate assets where start-ups and second stage businesses can thrive. Prior to working for Westchester County, Gibbons was founder and CEO of Gibbons Digital Consultants, a digital marketing agency. Before launching her business, Gibbons was a Senior Technology Consultant for Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson), a global HR and Benefits consulting firm.

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