he Newark Alliance, a nonprofit organization that works to advance Newark’s growth, prosperity, and success, named Kimberly Baxter McLain as its chief executive officer and Dennis Bone as the chair of its Board of Trustees. This leading nonprofit is dedicated to the ongoing economic revitalization of Newark, striving to transform the city into a better and safer place to live,
learn, work, and play.
Supported by corporate and community partners, the Alliance has successfully leveraged Newark’s competitive assets to generate economic growth for the city, state, region, and beyond. Through innovative partnerships with key stakeholders, the Alliance has developed creative solutions and major citywide initiatives that are delivering transformational change for residents and visitors alike, further advancing Newark’s renaissance into one of America’s great cities.
According Kimberly McLain, “As Newark undergoes this magnificent renaissance, our members are committed to ensuring the evolution is for the benefit, not the expense of, the community we serve.” She continued, “By harnessing the strength and reach of our collective table, we can have meaningful impact on the workforce system and economic development landscape in this city in a
manner that benefits all of Newark: residents, businesses and visitors alike” Yes, Newark is on the Rise!