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Erie County Economic Development Corp. welcomes new program manager Sarah Ross brings partnership experience to agency

Submitted by ECEDC

SANDUSKY – Erie County Economic Development Corporation recently welcomed new Program Manager, Sarah Ross. In this role, Ross will be responsible for supporting business and entrepreneurial outreach in the community and connecting clients to support resources that can fuel their growth.

Ross has a bachelor’s degree in business communications from Calvin College and a master’s degree in sport management from Barry University. She has a wealth of experience working in business and community partnerships including time at the Miami Marlins, Visit Lorain County and the Vermilion Family YMCA.

“Over the past five years I have worked to connect non-profits, corporations, and individuals for the greater good”, said Ross, “with this experience, the existing programs and resources at ECEDC and my passion for the region, I am confident we will continue to raise the profile of the county and increase economic growth”.

“We are excited for the ideas and impact Sarah will bring to our organization and the communities we serve”, said Abbey Bemis, executive director for ECEDC.

To find out how the new program manager can support existing business growth or a new business idea, contact her at