On The Move

Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership looking for development manager


TIFFIN – The search is underway for Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership to fill its newly created position of development manager for community, entrepreneurship and rural development. Position description and requirements can be found at tsepsearch.com. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by email only to tsepsearch@tiffinseneca.org until 5 p.m. Dec. 3.

TSEP President and CEO David Zak was excited to make the announcement.

“Each member of our team believes in our mission and appreciates being able to work hard every day to make this a great place to live, work and run a business. Our biggest challenge is growing and developing a strong team to execute our strategy,” said Zak. “We’re a top-ranked, award-winning, results-oriented organization with a great culture, and we’re looking for the next person to join our distinguished ranks.”

Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz, a member of TSEP’s executive committee and board of trustees, supports the search.

“The results speak for themselves. We have a top-notch aggressive and innovative economic, downtown and community development organization, and we can’t afford to take our foot off the gas. The next Development Manager will help continue the momentum,” he said.

Seneca County Commission President Mike Kerschner, also a member of TSEP’s executive committee and board of trustees, also strongly supports this action.

“TSEP works extremely hard to promote our community, communicate with stakeholders, and drive economic growth. I look forward to working with a new person to our great organization,” he said.

Since 2014, TSEP has expanded from two full-time staff focusing on four primary development areas to a team of seven, including the open position:

  • Amy Reinhart, director of downtown revitalization
  • Nick Dutro, economic Development Manager
  • Carol Kern, workforce development (adults)
  • Chandler Grooms, workforce development manager (youth)
  • Development Manager (open)
  • Corrina Grooms, operations manager
  • David Zak, president and CEO

Started in 1983 as the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC), 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. Tiffin and Seneca County consistently rank in the top two percent of communities nationally for economic development and has one of the most recognized and award-winning downtown Main Street programs in Ohio. Learn more about the great things going on in Tiffin and Seneca County at tiffinseneca.org or by reading its annual report at tsepreport.com.