David Brogan ’93 2014 Alumni Of The Year
David Brogan is flanked by Barbara Bernard, vice chair of the Foundation (left), and Middlesex County College President Joann La Perla-Morales.
David Brogan, a 1993 graduate of Middlesex County College and the first vice president of economic development and taxation for the New Jersey Business and Industry Association, was honored as Alumnus of the Year for Business/Professional/Community Achievements at the 44th annual Scholarship Gala held March 1 at the Imperia, Somerset. The Gala will be held Saturday, March 1 at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ. The event begins at 6 p.m. The entertainment includes “The Best of Broadway” starring Barbra Russell and Ron Sharpe, stars of Broadway’s “Les Misérables.”
Mr. Brogan attended MCC from 1991 to 1993 before transferring to Rutgers University, where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1985-1989.
The New Jersey Business and Industry Association represents more than 21,000 member companies, with over 1.5 million employees making it the largest employer-representative association in the nation. It provides information and services for its members, but it is also known as the premier lobbying association for business. “We take positions on bills and regulations that will have the greatest benefit for the largest number of our members,” he said.
During his tenure, Mr. Brogan successfully advocated for $2.3 billion in tax cuts and incentives for business, as well as the largest overhaul of New Jersey’s economic incentive programs in over two decades.