About the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation

Our Mission
The Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a not-for-profit corporation organized to encourage business retention and expansion in Hudson County by providing assistance in the areas of access to working capital financing, workforce training, and technical assistance programs.

Our Team

Michelle Richardson
Executive Director
201-369- 4370

Tammy Watterman
Office Manager

John Belton
Loan Coordinator

Executive Board
President: Kevin O’Connor- SUEZ Water
Vice President: Maryellen McLaughlin – McLaughlin Funeral Home
Secretary: Alan Lambiase- River Terminal Development
Treasurer: Richard F. Dwyer- PSE&G
Assistant Treasurer: Kenneth O’Neill- Bayonne Community Bank

The Honorable Thomas DeGise – Hudson County Executive
Norman Guerra  – Hudson County Improvement Authority
Bernel Hall – Halltown Real Estate Advisors
Carlos Medina – Robinson Aerial Surveys
Harry Melendez
Randi Moore- Hudson County Division of Housing & Community Development

Contact Us
The Hudson EDC wants to help open the doors of Hudson County to your business! We want to be a trusted advisor and partner to answer any of your questions and provide as much assistance as possible. Contact us to get started!