Aaron C. Gantz

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Aaron is the Executive Director of Downtown Revitalization. She leads proactive and progressive efforts in downtown Reading’s revitalization efforts. Aaron focuses on 3 strategic areas:

  1. Align existing and future property inventory with its highest and best use.
  2. Business attraction of a mix of businesses, institutions, attractions and activities/events.
  3. Marketing and promotion of the downtown as a unique and attractive place for businesses, entertainment and living.

Professional & Education History
B.A. Political Science, West Virginia University
MPA, Master of Public Administration, West Virginia University

She is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. She is also a recipient of the 2011 Rising Star Award from the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Community Involvement

  • Pennsylvania Economic Development Association, Membership & Communications Chair
  • Smart Growth Alliance of Berks County, Vice Chair
  • United Way of Berks County Ready. Set. Read!, Volunteer Tutor
  • United Way of Berks County Education Focus Area Panel, Member
  • Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Marketing Committee Member
  • Greater Reading HubSpot User Group (HUG), Member

Connect with Aaron:
E: AGantz@GreaterReading.org
P: (610) 898.7788

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