Catherine Scangarella



Chief Business Development Officer
[email protected]

Catherine Scangarella is the Chief Business Development Officer and sector lead for Life Sciences, Clean Energy and Advanced Manufacturing at Choose New Jersey, New Jersey’s leading nonprofit economic development organization.

Catherine leads a business development team and oversees the organization’s national and international lead generation, prospect management and business development strategy for all key industry sectors. She also oversees the Choose New Jersey India and Europe offices.

Catherine is a veteran of State government, having served each of the last six administrations. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, outreach and business development, she has served as Director of State Marketing at the New Jersey Business Action Center, Director of Outreach Programs for Business Retention & Attraction at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, and Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the New Jersey Commerce Commission.

Catherine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Ramapo College of New Jersey.


Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Catherine Scangarella
Chief Business Development Officer