Speaking in front of 120 business owners on Thursday, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. discussed the recent economic successes of Essex County. The South Orange Performing Arts Center held the second annual Community Business Leaders breakfast with DiVincenzo as the headline speaker.
DiVincenzo started off by touting the success of McLoone’s restaurant, which has gained gross revenue of over $3 million since opening on October 21. DiVincenzo also touted his working relationship with Governor Chris Christie.
Joining DiVincenzo was Deborah Collins, the head of Essex County’s Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action. Collins spoke about Essex County’s newest policies to even the playing field for minority job seekers.