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MRC Promotes Jeffrey Long to Chief Financial Officer


MRC Promotes Jeffrey Long
to Chief Financial Officer

A financial professional with the right combination of
leadership, people skills, and business acumen

For Immediate Release                         

 Manufacturers Resource Center                                     
7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA  18106
October 4, 2022

  Allentown, PA – The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) announced today the promotion of Jeffrey Long of Stewartsville, New Jersey, to Chief Financial Officer to manage the Center’s admirative/financial system, including financial, accounting, legal, information technology (IT), human resources (HR), physical infrastructure, and state and federal reporting,  As a member of the senior management team, Jeff will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives. His work also allows MRC to serve its clients as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Jeff Long, Chief Financial Officer MRC

“Jeff joined our company in 2021 as an experienced financial professional. He is an effective leader with a wide range of financial knowledge and the right fit for our company culture,” says Rich Hobbs, President, and CEO at MRC. “Jeff worked across all the CFO functions for more than a year now and is well prepared to drive this critical area of our company into the future.”

Prior to joining MRC, Jeff worked as Director of the Finance Department at KidsPeace, a non-profit for children with behavioral and mental health challenges. Other experience includes working as a CFO in government operations and as a manager at a nationally recognized children’s physical rehabilitation hospital system. Jeff holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Delaware.

MRC is a non-profit and helps drive regional economic development through services that help manufacturers in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties to compete and grow through technology acceleration and innovation, operational excellence, revenue growth, strategic finance, succession planning and executive leadership. MRC is partially funded by NIST MEP and PA DCED. We are an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and one of seven Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Centers (IRCs) that serve manufacturers. MRC is also a member of the Lehigh Valley Partnership for Regional Economic Performance (PREP), a consortia of economic development service providers governed by the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED). For more information about MRC and its services, please visit:


Contact Information :
Patricia Felise | Media Relations
Manufacturers Resource Center | (610) 628-4640