Robert D. Prunetti
Robert Prunetti is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Mr. Prunetti serves as President and owner of Phoenix Ventures, LLC, a business development and management consulting firm since January 2004. Mr. Prunetti also serves on the Board of Directors of the Miami Securities Exchange and Miami Technologies.

Mr. Prunetti was sworn in as Mercer County Executive on January 1, 1992 and served three terms, concluding his tenure December 2003. In his nearly two decades of public service, he has served in a number of capacities, including Mercer County Budget Director, Director of Policy and Planning for the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Hopewell Township Administrator and Mercer County Freeholder. As County Executive, he concentrated his efforts on strengthening Mercer County’s economy, revitalizing New Jersey’s capital city. Some of his accomplishments are developing Mercer County Waterfront Park, Sovereign Bank Arena, Mercer County Open Space Preservation Trust Fund, and the establishment of a free trade Zone and International Trade Center located at Trenton-Mercer Airport.

Mr. Prunetti serves on the Salvation Army New Jersey State Advisory Board and is a charter member of the Community Advisory Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The College of New Jersey. He also serves as a co-chair for the City of Trenton’s Mayor’s Economic Advisory Council.

Mr. Prunetti is a graduate of the College of New Jersey and has received a Masters Degree from New York University.