Operation Oswego County
Operation Oswego County's mission is to establish
and implement sound economic development strategies in order to
enhance the economic vitality of Oswego County's businesses, industries
and citizens leading to an overall better quality of life.
Key to our mission is the creation and retention
of job opportunities, diversification and strengthening of our economic
base, and developing the local economy in a planned, organized and
environmentally friendly atmosphere.
Since 1953, Operation Oswego County has delivered
more than $3.5 billion in investments and created or retained 20,943
OOC is governed by a volunteer, 30-member
Board of Directors comprised of local business
and community leaders who strive for economic growth policies which
result in project development.
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OOC staff consists of 6 full-time employees.
While assignments vary on a day-to-day basis depending on prospect
activity, the primary responsibilities for each employee are:
Executive Director: L.
Michael Treadwell, CEcD-- represents county economic development
at regional, state and federal levels; prepares all contracts and
budgets; CEO of the County
of Oswego IDA; responsible for business outreach/prospect development/deal
Business Finance Director: David
Dano--assists with financial underwriting for loan applicants,
assists with packaging SBA loans, monitors loans with OOC, the County
of Oswego IDA and SBA, works as liaison to the banking community;
CFO of the County of Oswego IDA.
Marketing and Development Manager Evelyn LiVoti--develops marketing strategies and implements
agency's marketing plan; develops and implements annual fund drive
Economic Development Specialist:
with providing technical support for economic development projects;
assists with the necessary research regarding sites, buildings,
parks, including engineering studies, RFP responses and zoning related
issues; oversees OOC and IDA properties and buildings.
Administrative Coordinator: Teresa
Woolson--responsible for OOC and IDA record keeping and reporting;
acts as recording secretary for OOC board meetings; oversees OOC
and IDA loan portfolio; provides administrative support for SBA
for reception; assists with record keeping and clerical activities
for all staff; assists with business outreach initiatives.