Nick Lautzenheiser is the Economic Development Planner at NEFCO. Nick is responsible for leading NEFCO’s regional economic development planning, including management of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and Economic Recovery and Resiliency (ER&R) planning. 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 20 years of public and private sector experience 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 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.