Senior Vice President, Development
Catherine Scangarella is the Senior Vice President of Development for Choose New Jersey, Inc., an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) whose mission is to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey with a focus on urban centers. She is responsible for overseeing new business development opportunities and contributions for the supporter program, lead generation and business development efforts for life sciences as well as leading the scholarship and internship program.
Ms. Scangarella is a veteran of State government, having served each of the last five administrations. Most recently, she was the Deputy Chief of Staff to Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, where her primary focus was the development and implementation of the Lt. Governor’s business outreach program and initiatives.
With nearly 20 years’ experience in marketing, outreach and business development, Ms. Scangarella 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.
Ms. Scangarella holds a B.S in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Ramapo College of New Jersey.