Executive Director: Michael Marciante
Responsible for operational aspects of PfH, defining business processes that are essential for PfH to operate as a business, financial and administrative review of proposals and contracts, arranging for insurance and audits, and other similar administrative tasks. This committee vets issues and makes recommendations to the board on issue resolution. This committee does not make decisions on behalf of the board. Responsible for reviewing the treasurer’s proposed annual and semi-annual budget for adoption by PfH, and forwarding to the Board of Commissioners for approval. Committee members are the PfH chairperson, Borough Commissioner, Committee Chairpersons and Treasurer.
The members are: Sean Leonard, Chair; Colleen Bianco Bezich, Commissioner; Scott Leonard, Chair, Visual Enhancements Committee; Adam Puff, Chair, Retail Retention and Recruitment Committee, Gary Klosner; Treasurer.
Responsible for planning and implementing a marketing strategy for the retail and restaurant community. Works with marketing consultant on marketing, advertising, promotions, public relations and special events. Representative functions include: For the benefit of the stores and restaurants in Haddonfield:
The committee meets meets at least once a month and more frequently on an as needed basis. The members are: Colleen Bianco Bezich, Gary Klosner, Bob Hochgertel.
To implement visual improvements in the Business District that includes holiday lighting, signage if needed, plantings and overall beautification to create comfortable, well-marked, and continuous street front experiences. The appeal of the pedestrian environment strengthens the sense of place and supports retail spending. The committee meets on an as needed basis. The members are: Scott Leonard, Chair; Colleen Bianco Bezich, Sean Leonard, Bob Hochgertel.
Administer incentive programs- review applications for retention grants- review applications for retailer rent subsidies and fit-out grants- review applications for restaurants rent subsidies and fit-out grants- periodically review grant programs and recommend changes, create new programs to assist retail recruiter’s recruitment efforts- make recommendations to the Board as to who shall receive grants and the amount of funds- obtain Board approval for disbursing funds under these programs – review prospective tenants proposed by retail coordinator. Committee members are : chairperson, board members, and Treasurer. The Committee meets on on an as needed basis. The members are: Adam Puff, Chair Andrea Ranno, Dan Silvestri.
The Networking Committee promotes the diverse members of Haddonfield’s professional business community. The goal is to provide professionals and business services with the advertising opportunities and networking events necessary to succeed. The Professional Committee meets on the second Thursday of each month, 4pm or as needed, at the Haddonfield Information Center. The members are:
The Events Committee coordinates, executes and measures the success of Haddonfield business district events. The goal is to strategically implement events that are beneficial and successful for Haddonfield businesses and attract regional residents. Representatives decide on the activities of events and represent PfH at the branded event stations. This committee meets on as needed basis.