Politics & Government
1:06 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

New Prima Civitas chief seeks to enhance mission

Arnold Weinfeld is the new Prima Civitas CEO.
Arnold Weinfeld is the new Prima Civitas CEO.
Credit Courtesy Prima Civitas

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Since 2006, East Lansing's Prima Civitas has been a catalyst for economic and community development --initially in mid-Michigan and eventually across the state.  The non-profit brings together business owners, entrepreneurs and Michigan State University resources to spark economic growth.

In its eight years, Prima Civitas has helped the city of Flint submit a balanced budget and a deficit reduction plan.  It helped several Michigan municipalities update civic regulations to streamline and make more functional,   More recently, the 501-c3 has even adopted a global approach, connecting Michigan talent with global initiatives in Turkey and Iraq.

Prima Civitas recently announced a new CEO.  Arnold Weinfeld takes over the top spot after several years as a Prima Civitas board member.

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