Director of Economic Development, State of New Hampshire
Dr. Wildolfo (Will) Arvelo is Director of the Division of Economic Development for New Hampshire. In this role he works with a team that focuses on state-wide issues related to economic development and strategy; business recruitment, expansion and retention; workforce training and development; business and education outreach; and diversity and inclusion.
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Want to join us at the Gala but are unable to be a sponsor? Here is your chance! We have a limited number of tickets available for our friends and colleagues that want to be a part of the special night. These tickets will go fast. Includes 2 tickets at the same table. Please note: If you purchase additional tickets, we can’t guarantee that the seats will be at the same table.