Staff
Justin Slattery, Executive Director

justin@belknapedc.org | 603.524.3057

A New Hampshire native, Justin joined the Belknap Economic Development Council (Belknap EDC) in 2014 as its Executive Director. He is responsible for implementing Belknap EDC's strategic goals including supporting entrepreneurs, enhancing business development programming; and managing its business financing programs. He joined Belknap EDC from the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development where he worked on workforce and economic development initiatives throughout the state. Earlier in his career, he served as an aide to Governor John Lynch. He volunteers as a Director of the Granite United Way and New Hampshire Research and Industry Council and is Past President of the New Alliance of Regional Development Corporations. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Plymouth State University.

Board of Directors

Chair: Chris Walkley, Bank of New Hampshire

Vice Chair: Andrew Pike, Opechee Construction

Secretary: Allison Ambrose, Wescott Law

Treasurer: Brian Bozak, Franklin Savings Bank

Jennifer Anderson, Lakes Region Community College

    & Laconia Motorcycle Week Association

Bill Bald, Melcher and Prescott
Larissa Baia, Lakes Region Community College

Gracie Cilley, Retired Banker

Chris Dickinson, Northway Bank

Jeanie Forrester, Town of Meredith

Jodie Gallant, JMG Marketing & Business Strategy

Jeff Hayes, Lakes Region Planning Commission

Chris Kelly, Bayside Realty

Paul Onthank, Healthcare Finance Director (retired)

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Chair, Chris Walkley, Bank of New Hampshire