Dutro brings 10 years of community experience
By KATIE LANG
Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership
TIFFIN, OHIO – December 9, 2018 – The Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is pleased to announce that after a three-month, national search, Nick Dutro has been hired for the position of development manager. Dutro is a Tiffin resident and brings 10 years of experience at The Advertiser-Tribune, working with community members, leaders and companies. Dutro began Jan. 2.
The selection was the result of an extensive three-month recruitment process. “We spent several months doing our due diligence, narrowing a field of 38 applicants to find the right candidate for the role,” TSEP President & CEO David Zak said. “We are very excited to have Nick on board and look forward to working with him on the many active development projects and initiatives in Tiffin and Seneca County.”
Dutro is eager to get started.
“Seneca County has been home for most of my life. I look forward to working with the team at TSEP on the frontlines to continue to grow this wonderful community,” he said.
Dutro has been employed as an award-winning journalist and editor with The Advertiser-Tribune (Tiffin and The Northern Review (Ada, Ohio) since 2005, with additional experience in online and in-person sales. In his role at The Advertiser-Tribune, Dutro developed strong working relationships with government officials and business leaders, and the economic momentum of the past few years, along with projects like the “Road to Resurgence” – a 30-page look back at our community’s growth since the turn of the century (2000-2015) – fueled his interest in and passion for economic development. A graduate of Ohio Northern University, Dutro also successfully participated in Leadership Seneca County in 2011.
TSEP Board Chair Lynn Detterman is confident in the outcome of the search. “We are excited about TSEP’s selection of Nick Dutro as our next development manager, and we know he will help us make a positive difference in the Tiffin-Seneca County community,” she said.
Katie Lang is communications manager for Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. Started in 1983 as the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp., the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to driving positive economic, downtown and community development in Tiffin and Seneca County, which consistently ranks among the top communities nationally for economic development. Learn more about the great things going on in Tiffin and Seneca County at tiffinseneca.com.