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BDC expands management team

Jacob Keeney

WEIRTON–The Business Development Corporation (BDC) announced the addition of Jacob Keeney as Assistant Executive Director. Keeney comes to the BDC with a background in environmental engineering and project management, holding a Masters in Environmental Science and Land Management from Duquesne University. He also has advanced training in environmental remediation programs at a state and Federal agency level.

Marvin Six, BDC Executive Director stated, “The primary goal of the BDC to promote job creation through redevelopment. Due to the industrial history of our region, most of the properties we acquire for redevelopment have at least one environmental concern. Adding someone with the background and expertise of Jacob to our team will allow the BDC to accelerate our progress on existing projects as well as take on new challenges to create jobs throughout the region.”

William D’Alesio, BDC Board Chairman added, “The BDC Board is excited to have Jacob join our executive team. Having someone with his environmental background and expertise in redevelopment will be a big advantage for the BDC in attracting new businesses and industry to the Northern Panhandle.”

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