The Goal: To Help Small Businesses Prosper
KINGSTON – Nick’s Diner proprietor Rodney Thorsland, Oneonta, as well as Jody Zakrevsky, Otsego Now CEO, and Otsego Chamber President Barbara Ann Heegan will represent the county on Congressman Antonio Delgado’s 19th District Small Business Advisory Committee, it was announced today.
All 11 counties in the district are represented.
“The district is home to more than 27,000 small businesses and self-employed owners, and I am proud to advocate on their behalf as a member of the Small Business Committee in the House of Representatives,” Delgado said.
Said Zakrevsky, “Small businesses are the backbone of Otsego County’s and much of upstate New York’s economy and I am grateful the Congressman recognizes their importance.”
In addition to Thorsland and Zakrevsky, Delgado also named:
• Jeff Friedman, Greene County Chamber of Commerce, President
• Jaime Schmeiser, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, President
• Frank Costella, Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce, President
• Ward Todd, Ulster County Chamber of Commerce, President
• Ray Pucci, Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, President
• Jeffrey C. Hunt, CCE Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO
• Kate Manley, Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, President
• Suzanne Holt, Ulster County Office of Economic Development, President/CEO
• Sarah Lee, Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency, President/CEO
• Glenn Nealis, Delaware County Office of Economic Development Director
• Steve Wilson, Schoharie County Office of Economic Development, County Administrator/Economic Development Coordinator
• Marc Baez, Sullivan County Partnership, President
• Arnaldo Sehwerert, Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center, Regional Director
• Helene Lesterlin, Start.coop, Managing Director
• March Gallagher, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, President and CEO
• Mike Oates, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation, President/CEO
• Tara Langworthy, Langworthy Farm, Owner
• Vincent Cozzolino, Galileo Technology Group, Managing Partner