Justin Slattery, 36, Concord
Justin Slattery, 36, is Concord is executive director of Belknap Economic Development Council.
What motivates you to give back to your community?
I am motivated to give back to my community because New Hampshire is my home. New Hampshire is a special place with a great quality of life and has provided me many opportunities to grow personally and professionally. I am motivated to help build New Hampshire’s future by my work in the economic development and public policy arena.
Why did you choose your profession?
I chose my profession for several reasons, including being able to work with businesses and communities helping them access resources and build sustainability. I enjoy working with people and working collaboratively with partners to complete economic development projects. The challenge of creating sustainable economic development that benefits my fellow citizens and communities drives my work daily.
Volunteer activities: WOW Trail Board of Directors; 200X2020 Workforce Development Collaborative; Alliance of Regional Development Corporations Board of Directors (chair); N.H. Community Development Finance Authority Block Grant Advisory Committee.