30,000 FOOT VIEW OF WHAT WE DO
To grow economic opportunities for individuals and businesses and facilitate the creation and retention of jobs through collaborative and comprehensive economic development programs.
STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Assist new & existing businesses
Attract new businesses
New and small business development
Engage educational institutions on career development initiatives
Foster regional workforce development and talent attraction
Engage in public discussion on economic development issues
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MENTORSHIP AND ASSISTANCE TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
REGIONAL COLLABORATION TO ADDRESS WORKFORCE CHALLENGES
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WE HAVE A STRONG BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FULL OF QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS
LEADING THE COUNTY
Mary Jane Hill
Randolph & Estelle Dorn Foundation
Mayor Jim Forthofer
Erie County Township Association
Kastor Construction LLC.
Kula Hoty Lynch
James O. Miller
FORWARD THINKING COMMUNITIES
& PRIVATE INDUSTRY
Erie County Economic Development Corporation is a private not-for-profit supported by community-minded local governments, private industry, foundations and individuals. ECEDC Investors recognize that a growing economy will positively impact their bottom line and increase opportunities and quality of life for their employees and families alike. With this generous support, ECEDC is able to provide its services and support free-of-charge to local businesses, entrepreneurs, and community initiatives.
To learn more about how you can support ECEDC, please contact Abbey Bemis, Executive Director.
Thank you to the businesses and community leaders below for their vision, support and commitment to Erie County: