1. About Rick Sullivan

    Rick Sullivan

    Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts President & CEO

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    1. You are talking about a half-billion project.
      In CNR Changchun Railway to build larger factory at former Westinghouse site in Springfield
  3. Quotes about Rick Sullivan

    1. Rick Sullivan is the perfect choice to lead the EDC.
      Peter F. Straley in Rick Sullivan, Gov. Deval Patrick's chief of staff, poised to become president & Ceo of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development
    2. Very appreciative of EDC Executive Director Rick Sullivan's efforts to convene this Developers Conference to not only highlight the advantages of doing business here in our Western Mass. area, but also being able to trumpet the $2.7 billion in economic development in our Springfield too.
      In At WMass Developers Conference, Gov. Charlie Baker says $918M economic development bill would uplift Mass. outside of I-495
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    2. UMass Center in downtown Springfield fufilling promise as base for academics, community engagement

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 15 2017)

      UMass Center in downtown Springfield fufilling promise as base for academics, community engagement ..., meeting and study rooms, administration and faculty offices and a learning commons overlooking Main Street. Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, whose... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual

    3. Energy costs factor into business development, expansion decisions

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2017)

      Energy costs factor into business development, expansion decisions ...er prices. "It's a significant cost of doing business, and it goes directly to a company's bottom line," says Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, who serv... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Chicopee

    4. Welcome to West Mass: Experts hope new brand name for region catches on more than Pioneer Valley did

      Explore From the EDC (Feb 14 2017)

      Welcome to West Mass: Experts hope new brand name for region catches on more than Pioneer Valley did ...aid. “I think that’s helpful to us in the Connecticut River Valley.” EDC Executive Director Rick Sullivan said the focus of the new promotion is that the region is a great place to live and to operate b... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield

    5. Top Entrepreneur 2016

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 6 2017)

      Top Entrepreneur 2016 ... Delcie Bean, president of Paragus Strategic IT • 2013: Tim Van Epps, president and CEO of Sandri LLC • 2012: Rick Crews and Jim Brennan, franchisees of Doctors Express • 2011: Heriberto Flores, director of the New Engla... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   TD Bank   Springfield Technical Community College

    6. Training, networking among challenges facing WMass manufacturers

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 16 2016)

      Training, networking among challenges facing WMass manufacturers ... of the state's output and 7 percent of the state workforce. It generates approximately $45 billion annually. Rick Sullivan, president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, said manufacturing... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Robert DeLeo

    7. Boston-area clean tech startup Greentown Labs to open Springfield office

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 16 2016)

      Boston-area clean tech startup Greentown Labs to open Springfield office ... foundation that makes grants to promote cultural, educational and religious organizations in Hampden County. Rick Sullivan, president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, said the new offic... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Robert DeLeo   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    8. Why Solar Arrays Are the Hot Trend in Energy Production

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 14 2016)

      Why Solar Arrays Are the Hot Trend in Energy Production ...heory is that the cost of installation goes down the more people sign up — essentially the Agway model,” said Rick Sullivan, president of the Western Mass. Economic Development Council and former state secretary of Energ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   MassMutual   Springfield

    9. Bay State Business Link

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 6 2016)

      Bay State Business Link ... The panel, “Putting talent to work: Manufacturing in the innovation economy,” will include participants: Rick Sullivan, President and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council Emily Reichert, Fou... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Rick Sullivan

    10. Springfield City Council OKs expansion of 2 auto businesses

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 1 2016)

      Springfield City Council OKs expansion of 2 auto businesses ...sly on Monday following a public hearing at City Hall to approve a Class 3 storage yard (junk yard) permit at Rick's Auto Body of 375 Pasco Road. There was no public opposition. Paul Caron, representing Rick's Auto Body,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation   Rick Sullivan

    11. Recently completed $4 million-plus road improvement project in Westfield improves traffic...

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 21 2016)

      Recently completed $4 million-plus road improvement project in Westfield improves traffic... ...ssachusetts Turnpike Exit 3. That work was started under the administration of Sullivan's brother, then Mayor Richard K. Sullivan Jr. The most recent project was completed by Balthazar Construction of Ludlow. Representat... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   Rick Sullivan

    12. Lenox American Saw sees East Longmeadow workforce as an asset

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2016)

      Lenox American Saw sees East Longmeadow workforce as an asset ...illed workforce there an asset, and over the past year openly considered shifting more production there, said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. Sulli... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Rick Sullivan

    13. At 'topping off' ceremony for $95 million Springfield factory, CRRC says it will start hiring workers in October

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 25 2016)

      At 'topping off' ceremony for $95 million Springfield factory, CRRC says it will start hiring workers in October ...rail car industry here. On Thursday, Baker credited the Patrick administration and his former chief of staff, Rick Sullivan, for the project. Sullivan, a former mayor of Westfield, is now president and CEO of the Western... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield Technical Community College

    14. Pro basketball to return to hoop's birthplace, Springfield to get ABA franchise

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 19 2016)

      Pro basketball to return to hoop's birthplace, Springfield to get ABA franchise ... introduced the three-point shot, inspired Will Ferrell to make "Semi-Pro" and made stars of Spencer Haywood, Rick Barry, UMass' Julius "Dr. J." Erving and others. Inspired Marketing will host a news conference Friday wi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center

    15. At WMass Developers Conference, Gov. Charlie Baker says $918M economic development bill would uplift Mass. outside of I-495

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 23 2016)

      At WMass Developers Conference, Gov. Charlie Baker says $918M economic development bill would uplift Mass. outside of I-495 ... $2.7 billion of the economic development is within city limits. "Very appreciative of EDC Executive Director Rick Sullivan's efforts to convene this Developers Conference to not only highlight the advantages of doing bu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassDevelopment   MassMutual Center

    16. Gov. Baker to keynote Western Massachusetts Developers Conference highlighting sites,...

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 15 2016)

      Gov. Baker to keynote Western Massachusetts Developers Conference highlighting sites,... ..., wrapping up a morning-long event Thursday, June 23 at the MassMutual Center convention space downtown, said Richard K. Sullivan Jr. president and CEO of the Council. This is the second Developers Conference the EDC has... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   MassMutual   Springfield

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