The mission of the Media Business Authority is to encourage economic growth, cultivate a positive visual environment, and sustain and nurture business development. The MBA also helps increase Media business patronage through activities and events such as Dining under the Stars, the America's Music Festival Series, and other community events throughout the year. The full calendar is available at visitmediapa.com.
The MBA works to foster open lines of communication between business owners, citizens, and local government. The current board officers, members, and staff are:
Bryan Messick, Chair (Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union)
Loic Barnieu, Vice Chair (Picasso / La Belle Epoque)
Debbie Pitt, Treasurer (Elko & Associates Ltd)
Jon Schaffer, Secretary (Schaffer Sound Productions)
Christopher Dougherty (Conrad/Dougherty Ins. Co.)
Tom Hibberd (The Safeguard Group, Inc.)
Peter Bendistis (Independent Financial)
Warren Kuo (Margaret Kuo's Restaurant)
Courtney Roszas (Lotus Farm to Table)
MBA Executive Director: Zubair Khan
MBA Solicitor: Joseph Chupein, Esq.
Borough Council Liaison:
Eric W. Stein, Ph.D.
For more information on the Media Business Authority, use this link or the link below.
Please contact the Executive Director, Zubair Khan (mba [at] mediaborough [dot] com), for help with administrative matters.
Serving on the MBA
Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to jasmith [at] mediaborough [dot] com (subject: Application%20to%20the%20MBA) (Jeffrey A. Smith), Borough Manager (jasmith [at] mediaborough [dot] com: Borough of Media, 301 N. Jackson Street, 2nd floor, Media, PA 19063) with a copy to the director of the MBA. Candidates can also review the requirements for application to the MBA here.