On June 6, more than 400 residents attended the sixth annual Job Fair held at Brookhaven Town Hall. The free event, which was sponsored by the Division of Economic Development and the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council (BBAC), gave job hunters the opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from 96 companies in and around Brookhaven who are looking to hire qualified candidates for a wide range of positions. Pictured left to right are Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright; BBAC Secretary Kevin McCormack; Brookhaven Town Division of Economic Development Director and CEO of the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Lisa Mulligan; Supervisor Ed Romaine; Brookhaven Town IDA Deputy Director James Tullo; BBAC Vice President Brian Cohen and BBAC Board Member Ken Oehler.
Supervisor Romaine said, “The BBAC’s Job Fair is a great event for people to find good paying job opportunities in the public and private sector. I commend the BBAC for helping residents to network and meet with company representatives who are actively recruiting candidates for employment.”
The companies and institutions that participated in the Job Fair included Amneal Pharmaceuticals; DiCarlo Distributors; New York Life Insurance; Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center; People’s United Bank; Speedway LLC; H2M Architecture & Engineers and more.
About the BBAC
The BBAC serves as the business liaison to the Supervisor and Town Board. The council is comprised of business owners and professionals who serve on a volunteer basis. The Council’s key function is to assist Town government by disseminating information to and from the business communities. They also help to compile information on business in Brookhaven Town, and develop and implement public information programs to educate the business community regarding outreach programs and assistance available to them. For more information about the BBAC, visit www.brookhavenbac.com or call Lisa Mulligan, Director of the Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development at (631) 451-6563.