Mark Laliberte

Business Recruitment Director
New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs

As Business Development Manager, Mark promotes New Hampshire to prospective companies – from regional to multinational – as well as assist those looking to grow within the state. He works collaboratively with federal, state, and local governments, as well as statewide and regional economic development stakeholders, to best market their areas to new and expanded economic growth. He crafts strategies and tactics to create economic opportunities and assist in areas such as housing, energy, workforce recruitment and retention, K-16 education attainment, healthcare, regulatory reform, and more. Mark has also established the state’s broadband office, which manages nearly a half-billion dollars in federal funding. Before that, Mark was state business retention specialist that worked to keep companies in the state.

A New Hampshire native and a dual graduate from the University of New Hampshire, including a master’s in public administration, Mark’s background is steeped in the state’s business, political, media, and education fields.

The Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) is the premier resource for businesses considering expansion in, or relocation to, New Hampshire, as well as people seeking a home in a place where they can balance their careers amid the natural beauty it offers.

Dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of the state and promoting it as a destination for domestic and international visitors, BEA is comprised of the Division of Economic Development and the Division of Travel and Tourism Development.

Within these divisions are programs that support BEA’s mission to keep the state’s economy strong and competitive, from international trade and government procurement to workforce development and municipal planning.