Economic opportunities abound in Waterbury! Waterbury has become a transformative area in Central Vermont. Waterbury’s location is truly the crossroads of well-known destinations like Stowe, the Mad River Valley, and beyond. Not only have household brands such as Keurig Green Mountain and Ben & Jerry’s have made a home here in Waterbury, but in recent years, smaller and equally innovative businesses have come to take advantage of all Waterbury has to offer. With a rich history and modern day amenities, tech start-ups, breweries, retail shops, and a robust variety of service industries are enjoying the location, community, history and beauty that is Waterbury.
Waterbury Area Development Committee (WADC)
The Waterbury Area Development Committee is a group of diverse Waterbury professionals that is in the know about the economic development needs of Waterbury. The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss current businesses, potential projects, and a variety of other exciting ventures taking place in Waterbury. The WADC is a committee of Revitalizing Waterbury, the local downtown nonprofit organization. The WADC, in conjunction with the Town Select Board, Village Trustees and overall Waterbury community, guides the Economic Development Director in establishing priorities for the continued economic prosperity of the Town and Village.
Economic Development Director
Mark Pomilio, Jr. is Waterbury's current economic development director. He received a degree in economy and industry with a minor in Spanish from the University of Arizona. Mark served as a Community Economic Development Volunteer with the Peace Corps working for two years in a small town in Paraguay, South America. In this position he worked with small business owners and professionals teaching successful business practices and working with entrepreneurs and students to develop business ideas into actionable business plans. Please feel free to contact him with any questions or input related to economic development in Waterbury.
To learn more about Waterbury’s economic opportunities, please visit: revitalizingwaterbury.org