This episode’s young leader explains how asking good questions is one of the most important steps in successful business.

In this episode, Louis Holzman welcomes Jack Reilly of City Center Group, one of the largest development companies in the Lehigh Valley and one working to make Allentown a more welcoming environment while preserving the city’s character and history.

Jack talks about the difficult battle against the stereotype that Allentown is dangerous, which City Center Group works to combat through community facade grants, tenant partnerships that support community health, and sponsorship of local arts programs and murals. He also delves into the financial risks associated with each project and provides advice to other young leaders.

Leaders of the Young Valley brings you monthly discussions with the emerging movers and shakers of the Lehigh Valley, the young leaders who are making this possible for themselves and their communities. New episodes air live on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM At the movies.

(Original air date: 6/10/24)