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Monel Will Run Economic Development for Rockland County

County Executive Ed Day announced the Spring Valley resident's appointment March 24.

Calherbe Monel is Rockland's new Director of Economic Development. Photo courtesy Rockland County Executive's Office
Calherbe Monel is Rockland's new Director of Economic Development. Photo courtesy Rockland County Executive's Office
A Spring Valley resident with experience in information technology and marketing has been named Rockland County's Director of Economic Development. 

Calherbe Monel has worked in both the business and non-profit sectors.

"Calherbe's experience has given him a unique range of skills that will greatly benefit Rockland County," County Executive Ed Day said in a press release. "Economic growth is critical to the County's fiscal sustainability. I am confident that Calherbe will strengthen relationships with our existing business community while working to attract new jobs."
Charles Clewsow March 25, 2014 at 08:30 AM
Lanning, do you have any further background on this gentleman? Resume? This is a very important slot but many have heard his name for the first time.
Lanning Taliaferro March 25, 2014 at 09:14 AM
Charles, thanks for catching that - I meant to put a link to the full press release, which gives details of his background, in the article. It is now there, and here: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/county-executive/press-releases/2014-press-releases/county-executive-day-names-economic-development-director/
Charles Clewsow March 25, 2014 at 09:32 AM
"Monel brings over a decade of economic development, business management and marketing experience to the new position. He most recently served as an IT Business Specialist at Clear Channel in White Plains. Prior to his time at Clear Channel, he worked at Lascomp Institute of IT (LIIT) in Montvale, New Jersey, where he was responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing marketing plans designed to maintain and increase existing business and capture new opportunities. He also reviewed and submitted RFP's and worked closely with private sector and government purchasing departments." Thanks, he appears well qualified with a diverse background and most important no political baggage. That us what taxpayers come to expect from Ed Day.,
Ed. Ilarraza March 25, 2014 at 03:31 PM
You can not find a better candidate for this position. Mr Monel has the kind of experience, drive and love for Rockland County that will yield huge positive results.
James R May 03, 2014 at 06:16 PM
I don't think he will stay in this spot. Seems like a lot of pressure to produce.

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