I have reviewed your report and I find it informative and very useful.
Former VP for Research and Sponsored Programs, CUNY Graduate Centerfrom personal email on file.
Your flexibility and intelligence are an enormous help in a program that delivers huge value to our companies.
Manager, WNY Incubator Networkfrom email on file
. . . He’s a solid all around public manager, with a good background in finance, an excellent rapport with the private entrepreneurial sector, and a high level of personal integrity. He served three Governors of alternating political affiliations in a position outside our civil service — a testament to the trust that was placed in him here.
Former Commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development, State of New Jerseyfrom letter of reference on file.
You provided an interesting and insightful contribution towards understanding the relationships among technology, institutions and economic development. My office has received many favorable responses. . . .
Former Bronx Borough Presidentfrom personal letter on file.
A quiet but effective advocate of community empowerment.
Citation from the City Council of Philadelphiasigned by the then City Council President (and later Mayor)
The sage advice and guidance, and strong support that you have provided us throughout our history cannot be overstated. You have contributed significantly to [our center’s] success.
Former Vice President for Research, Rutgers University, and National Medal of Science winnerfrom personal correspondence on file.
You are one of the rare and admirable citizens who makes public service worthwhile.
Former Chairman, AT&T Bell Labs, and former Vice Chairman NJ Board of Higher Education & Commission on Science and Technologyfrom personal correspondence on file
. . . You provided us with an expert’s outside review of our programs supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. . . . All of us here greatly appreciate your guidance.
Former Mayor of Orange County, Floridafrom personal letter on file.
A great asset to our city . . . I must say that I am saddened to see [him] leave Philadelphia.
Former Mayor, City of Philadelphiafrom letter of reference provided to the former Mayor of the City of New York, on file
I could not be more pleased with your work and the results of this important economic development initiative. Your leadership was instrumental to our success.
Former Mayor of Indianapolisfrom letter on file.