Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Meet Regina Koetters of Marty's Market (Bridges to Business, April 16)

Regina Koetters, Founder/CEO of Marty's Market, will speak on a panel of women business owners at E-Magnify's Bridges to Business event on April 16. 

Marty's Market is a Veteran-Owned Business located in the Strip District.

LCDR Regina Koetters, USNR, is driven to unleash the unrealized potential of the country’s riverfront Rust Belt cities through regionally significant redevelopment projects and investments in infrastructure. 

She chose Pittsburgh over every other city in the nation to begin her work in 2008. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Regina was commissioned an officer in the United States Navy in 1999 upon graduating from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. in Naval Architecture. In 2007, she transitioned to the United States Navy Reserve and completed her masters studies in progressive real estate development and business at the University of Michigan the following year. 

During her Naval career, she has managed operations and maintenance of the largest air base in Iraq, led airborne maritime patrol and reconnaissance missions throughout the western hemisphere, and facilitated maritime security and economic development projects in western Africa. She currently serves as the Officer in Charge, Naval Reserve Tactical Operations Center 0374 located at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. 

Since relocating to Pittsburgh, she has championed several initiatives for sustainable development projects in downtown Pittsburgh, augmented a public-private team endeavoring to bring passenger rail service to the Allegheny Riverfront, and most recently launched Marty’s Market, a unique food market, café and coffeehouse in the Strip District dedicated to strengthening the southwestern PA food system.

Regina will speak on a panel of women business owners at the Bridges to Business event on April 16 at the Rivers Club in downtown Pittsburgh. Full details and registration are available here.

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