HVCI Chairman Hugh Schwartz Named Chair of Greenburgh Planning Board
The Town of Greenburgh in Westchester County in New York appointed Hugh Schwartz as Chairperson of the Planning Board, which leads and guides planning and development initiatives within Greenburgh. The Town of Greenburgh is the 12th largest of 931 Towns in New York State, and is home to the headquarters of Regeneron, one of the leading biotechnology companies in the world.
“I am proud to serve our community and businesses as the Chairperson of the Planning Board. I have served on the Board for over 20 years, and I am eager to work together with residents and my colleagues to make a difference in Greenburgh and the region.”
Mr. Schwartz continues to be involved in economic development initiatives in Greenburgh and the Greater Hudson Valley region, including new legislation in Continuing Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, and Battery Storage systems. He is presently working to develop a self-sustainable economy in the Fairview community in Greenburgh.
An experienced Chief Executive Officer and business advisor of emerging companies, Mr. Schwartz serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Hudson Valley Center for Innovation (HVCI), a nonprofit providing growth training and workforce development programs to business owners in partnership with economic and community development leaders.
“HVCI’s primary focus is to train business owners in underserved local economies,” said Mr. Schwartz. “The majority of new jobs are being generated by entrepreneurial businesses. Both the Town and HVCI will play a key role in the economic development of the region.”
Town of Greenburgh, NY
Founded in 1788, the Town of Greenburgh is the largest town in Westchester County in New York State and includes the villages and school districts of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, and Tarrytown along the Saw Mill and Hudon River.
Hudson Valley Center for Innovation
Founded in 2011, the Hudson Valley Center for Innovation (HVCI) is a nonprofit organization providing business training, workforce development, and community engagement programs to grow the next generation of business owners in local economies. HVCI partners with economic and community development leaders to deliver programs that launch and grow businesses and create jobs, revenue, fundraising, investment, and other opportunities for business owners.