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Business & Economic Development Oversight


Exists to review and provide guidance for the economic development, workforce development and research activities of the Chamber. The objective is to achieve an understanding of the economic trends facing the greater Dayton region. In that context: - Identify the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the region and guide the chamber’s role in creating a more favorable regional economy. - Provide guidance and review business and economic development activities and initiatives that support area business and regional development partners. - Provide guidance and review of initiatives that support the development, retention and recruitment of a qualified workforce. The committee meets quarterly corresponding with the Chamber’s Board of Trustees meetings.


Member Name:
Organization:
Title:
Mr. Jerry Brunswick
Dayton-Montgomery County Port Authority
Executive Director
Ms. Melissa Carr
McGohan Brabender, Inc.
Mr. Eric Cluxton
Mound Development Corporation
President
Mr. Erik Collins
Montgomery County
Director
Mr. Terry Cooper
Dayton Job Corps Center
Ms. Sarah Custer
Dayton Development Coalition
Project Coordinator
Ms. Gwen Eberly
Montgomery County
Planning and Economic Development Manager
Mr. Forst Elliott
Universal 1 Credit Union, Inc.
Ms. Diane Farrell
Dayton Metro Library
Director, External Relations & Development
Mr. Russell L. Gottesman
Commuter Advertising, Inc.
Mr. Jonas Gruenberg
Coolidge Wall
Shareholder/Attorney
Mr. Walt Hibner
Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio
Economic Development Manager
Mr. Jeff Hoffman
Staco Energy Products Co.
President
Mr. Chris Kershner
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
VP Public Policy and ED
 Keith Klein
City of Dayton
Mr. Robert W. Lewis
Thorn Lewis + Duncan Inc.
Partner
Mr. Vincent Lewis
Logos @ Work
Ms. Belinda Matthews-Stenson
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Director, Minority Business Partnership
Mr. Daniel J. McCabe
CareSource
Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Scott Murphy
Downtown Dayton Partnership
Vice President, Economic Development
 Michael Norton-Smith
Montgomery County Community & Economic Development
Mr. Thomas S. Norwalk
Miami Valley Marketing Group, LLC
President
Mr. Lance Oakes
CESO
Ms. Maureen Pero
CareSource
VP Strategic Management & Legal Affairs
Ms. Stephanie Precht
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Director, Public Policy & Economic Development
Mr. Paul F. Quolke
C & N Contractors, Inc.
Controller
Mr. Dan Reeves
P & R Communications Service, Inc.
General Manager
Mr. William Smith
CityWide Development Corporation
Business Development Officer
Mr. Rick Wegmann
Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
Executive Director
Ms. Rebecca Westlake
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Vice Director, Logistics
Mr. Mike Wiehe
Wright State University
Dir. of Urban and Public Affairs
Mr. Mark Williams
Elements IV Interiors
President & CEO
Ms. Amanda Wilson
CMax Advisors
Talent Management Consultant
 Roland Winburn
Ohio State Delegation 43rd District