Transportation Secretary & Casino Developer to Speak at the September Good Morning SouthCoast!
The next edition of the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce’s popular Good Morning SouthCoast! breakfast series is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Hawthorne Country Club, 970 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA. The September edition is sponsored by BayCoast Bank. This fast paced morning program will help you start your business day with several interesting and informative segments.
Featured speakers for the September breakfast are Richard A. Davey, Secretary & CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Barry M. Gosin, Chief Executive Officer of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, the global commercial real estate firm headquartered in New York. Mr. Gosin is also an equity partner and principal in KG Urban Enterprises. KG Urban Enterprises has proposed developing a resort casino at the site of the abandoned Cannon Street power plant in New Bedford.
On August 5, 2011, Governor Deval Patrick appointed Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer effective September 2, 2011. Secretary Davey leads an organization that operates with a single mission: to provide a safe, reliable and efficient transportation network for residents of the Commonwealth. Additionally, Governor Patrick charged him with implementing transportation reform that will allow MassDOT to lead the nation in transportation excellence. Secretary Davey will achieve this goal by making a strong commitment to safety, customer service, and fiscal responsibility. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Immigrant Learning Center, a non-profit center providing free English classes to immigrants and the Board of Advisors of Samaritans, Inc.
Barry M. Gosin has been a principal of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank since 1978 and has served as CEO since 1979, overseeing all facets of the day-to-day operations for the firm. In addition to guiding Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s national and global expansion initiatives, Mr. Gosin has spearheaded the firm’s merger with BGC Partners, and continues to operate the real estate division’s growth. Going forward, the merger reinforces
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s capital markets platform with the real estate investment banking and debt and equity capabilities of Cantor Fitzgerald, offering clients the deepest and most diversified services in the real estate industry. An active community leader, Mr. Gosin is a member of the Board of the Partnership of New York City; a member of the Board and Honoree of Federation Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS); a trustee of the Citizens Budget Committee, and a trustee of Pace University.
The Good Morning SouthCoast! breakfast program is not a typical Chamber event, but rather a high-profile, fast-paced, and educational program geared towards executives, senior managers, professionals and small business owners.
The cost is just $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $180 for a table of 10 and includes a buffet breakfast. Pre-registration is required. To reserve a seat for the Good Morning SouthCoast, please contact the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce at 508-999-5231 or visit register online here.