HYANNIS – Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce CEO Wendy Northcross will retire in the summertime, however she mentioned the group can be in good arms.
Northcross will retire on June 30 after main the chamber for twenty-four years and can be succeeded by Paul Niedzwiecki, former govt director of the Cape Cod Fee.
“I’ve recognized Paul a very long time and I’ve been an ideal admirer of the revolutionary manner that he thinks, his artistic drawback fixing, and the way properly he understands cape cod and all of its nuances. It’s a really completely different place in Falmouth than it’s in Provincetown, and each city in between has its personal particular, distinctive alternatives and challenges. Paul understands that.”
She mentioned that the chamber will proceed to have a robust voice in representing commerce on Cape Cod in addition to on Beacon Hill and in Washington, D.C.
Efforts like substitute of the canal bridges, Northcross mentioned, are examples of a number of the exhausting work in policy-making the CEO of the Chamber is accountable for.
“Our board may be very involved that we not lose that affect, not lose that voice, and proceed to have a seat on the desk for all companies on Cape Cod.”
In addition to continued work in direction of changing the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges, Niedzwiecki will proceed efforts that the chamber began referring to COVID pandemic restoration.
Guaranteeing good water high quality and wastewater infrastructure that can result in extra reasonably priced housing in order that the Cape area can keep a stable workforce inhabitants can be a precedence for the chamber, one which Niedzwiecki may even proceed.
Adapting abilities within the labor pressure as extra companies undertake new know-how, in addition to working in direction of a extra numerous Blue Economic system within the area are additionally among the many plans on the chamber’s agenda.
Northcross mentioned that she can be staying on Cape to assist the group and work on some passion-projects, even in her retirement.
“I’m simply actually grateful for the chance, and actually grateful we have been capable of get some issues performed,” mentioned Northcross.