The Board of Directors of the Joint Downtown Newtown Corporation (JDNC) welcomes the new Main Streets Manager. Christina Ortwein, formerly of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center, who serves as a business development advocate and oversees the success of businesses in Newtown Borough and Newtown Township.
As the Main Streets Manager, she administers the economic development program for both municipalities.The main objective of the Main Street Manager Program is to strengthen the area's economic base and the local economy by nurturing the area's historic architecture and identity while recruiting more businesses.
Chris brings to the position her experience from the statewide downtown center where she was responsible for initiatives including technical assistance, training, outreach services, educational programs and partnership development.
Chris Ortwein can be reached at (215) 968-3440. Her office is in the Mezzanine of the First National Bank of Newtown.
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