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Program Manager, Economic Development Planning

Economic Development PlanningStaff

Nick Lautzenheiser

Nick Lautzenheiser is the Program Manager for Economic Development Planning at NEFCO. Nick is responsible for leading NEFCO’s regional economic development planning, including management of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). Nick and the NEFCO team can provide technical assistance on regional economic development projects and grant applications, particularly through U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) programs.

Nick has over 22 years of public and private sector experience (including 7 years at NEFCO) in planning, community and economic development, grant administration, GIS, and nonprofit management. Nick previously worked with NEFCO between 2003-2005 as an Environmental Planner and GIS Specialist. Nick has a Master’s Degree in Geography and Urban Planning from The University of Akron and a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from Youngstown State University. Contact Nick or call (330) 643-5037 for more information about NEFCO’s regional economic development planning or for assistance on projects and grant applications.

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