Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin Northeast) has announced the appointment of Joshua Bradley to Regional Manager, Upper Susquehanna.
As Regional Manager, Bradley will lead entrepreneurial and advanced manufacturing activities in the Upper Susquehanna region of Pennsylvania, including the counties of Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, and Tioga. He will develop and implement programs and projects to facilitate economic development efforts on behalf of Ben Franklin Northeast and in support of other partners regionally. Additionally, he will manage and develop the incubator program at Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center.
“Josh brings a history of business support, financial experience, and community involvement to the position, and we look forward to him helping to drive the economy of the region,” said Wayne Barz, Chief Investment Officer.
Before coming to Ben Franklin Northeast, his career focused on commercial lending and business development. Bradley spent seven years at AgChoice Farm Credit as a Loan Officer and later Senior Loan Officer, managing a portfolio of 200+ clients valued at $95 million. Prior to that, he was a Marketing Coordinator at Jill Jack’s State Farm Insurance.
He volunteers with local nonprofits and community organizations, including serving as a board member for the Milton Public Library, volunteer coach with the Milton Area High School Football Team, member of the Milton Occupational Advisory Council, and a former board member of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Bradley earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA and is also a graduate of Leadership Susquehanna Valley.
“I look forward to creating meaningful and impactful relationships throughout the Upper Susquehanna region and helping businesses old and new achieve their goals. I am excited by what we can accomplish in this region,” said Bradley.
Community members interested in meeting Bradley or touring the Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center are encouraged to contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.