HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island today announced that James Coughlan, TRITEC Real Estate Company and David Manning, Brookhaven National Labs have been appointed to the organization's board of directors. Both executives are recognized for their strong Long Island business leadership and long-time active participation in the HIA-LI.
"HIA-LI is planning for the year ahead and we are looking forward to including these two successful Long Island business executives as board members," says Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI president. "They will play an important role in supporting the HIA-LI and our strategic goals to continue to provide business leaders with the ability to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses."
James Coughlan, Principal, TRITEC Real Estate Company
Mr. Coughlan co-founded TRITEC Real Estate Company in 1986 with his brother Robert. Together they have developed millions of square feet of property while building TRITEC into a premier project delivery company. Mr. Coughlan is President of TRITEC Building Company and focuses on specific strategic direction, corporate marketing, and project delivery. He has overseen the site selection, acquisition, design, municipal entitlements, financing, joint venture structuring, construction, and leasing/sales of millions square feet of commercial space. The types of projects Mr. Coughlan has built include industrial parks, mid-rise office buildings, hotels, senior housing, nursing homes, medical office buildings, R&D facilities and industrial buildings. A graduate of Brown University, Mr. Coughlan is Chairman of the Board of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island, a nonprofit that provides affordable housing assistance and community-based lending. He also serves on Stony Brook Medicines Development Council and is a Builder Director for the Long Island Builders Institute.
David Manning, Director, Stakeholder, Community Relations Office, Brookhaven National Labs
Manning's responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing strategic internal and external communications plans and programs to advance the scientific mission and priority programs and initiatives of the Lab; developing and implementing government and stakeholder relations programs to help increase support for the Lab's programs and priority projects; and overseeing science education and workforce development programs to fulfill the Lab's and DOE's education and diversity goals.
Manning has worked in both government and the private sector, including serving as the Deputy Minister of Energy for Alberta, Canada, and head of public affairs for Keyspan/National Grid. Most recently, he served as the U.S. representative for the Premier of Alberta, deeply involved in energy issues. Manning earned a B.A. and L.L.B. in law from the University of Alberta, and did post-graduate work in international law at the Australian National University.
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We're headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, and information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.HIA-LI.org or call 631-543-5355.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355, email@example.com
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