Erie County Executive Davis to Discuss State of the County at MBA's May 4 Eggs 'n' Issues Briefing
ERIE – Erie County Executive Brenton Davis will discuss the state of the county and lay out his vision to usher in an era of change, during the Manufacturer & Business Association's (MBA) Eggs 'n' Issues briefing, starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the MBA Conference Center, 2171 West 38th Street. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. All media are invited to attend.
As part of his presentation, Davis will share his pro-business, no-new-tax agenda to re-energize and expand opportunity for Erie County. Overseeing a $523 million budget, the Davis administration is focused on economic growth as it works to build a more engaging, collaborative partnership with the private and public sectors to help attract new jobs and retain existing businesses.
Davis took office as Erie County executive on January 23, 2022. As the first Republican in nearly 20 years to ascend to Erie County’s highest office, Davis is also the youngest-ever Erie County executive to be elected at 38 years old. He will oversee a $523 million budget for fiscal year 2022, the largest in Erie County history.
A Crawford County native, Davis enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 17, trained in search and rescue, and then served in the Iraq War. He later joined the U.S. Army Reserves, rising to the rank of captain over a 21-year career. Upon returning home and relocating to Erie County, he started his own successful construction company, B. Davis Construction, while earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Edinboro University. Davis earned his master’s degree in economic development from Penn State. He also continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves as a professor of Military Service at Edinboro University.
The briefing is $30 for MBA Members, $60 for Nonmembers and includes breakfast.