January 25, 2011 – BRIDGE Energy Group, Inc., the trusted advisor and implementation partner for providing Smart Grid Integration and Utility Solutions to the Energy industry, today announced that CEO, Tony Giroti, has been elected to The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Board.
The MEDC Board, comprised of 25 business and political leaders in the local community, has set an aggressive agenda of projects for 2011. At the top of the list is the creation of an economic development master plan for the City, an initiative spearheaded by Arthur Bergeron, Chairman of MEDC.
“We are pleased to have Mr. Giroti join us in our initiative to identify the current state of the local economy and develop specific economic development policies, programs, projects and activities to help propel the City’s economy forward,” said Mr. Bergeron.
Mr. Giroti will work on the Commercial Landlord Initiative, which seeks to actively retain and grow business in the City by connecting property owners, landlords and tenants in Marlborough. MEDC seeks to provide services and incentives to attract employers and employees to choose Marlborough as their city of choice to work in. This group will also look into issues such as telecom, Internet and power concerns property owners currently have.
“BRIDGE is pleased to be recognized as a business leader alongside members including local giants such as National Grid and Raytheon,” said Tony Giroti, CEO of BRIDGE Energy Group. “We are proud to continue to create real high‐tech jobs in the area and look forward to collaborating on solutions that help to keep Marlborough a vibrant and prosperous city.”Previously in 2010, the state Housing and Economic Development secretary Greg Bialecki and members of the Mirick O’onnell team presented BRIDGE Energy Group with the Mirick O’onnell Business
Innovation awards for its Open Smart Grid Reference Architecture (Open SGRA) to support Smart Grid initiatives.
BRIDGE is headquartered in Marlborough and has been a member of the business community since 2008.
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