Ronald Coan / Council for Community Economic Research

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
May 19, 2010 - 5:30pm

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Ronald W. Coan, became president and chief executive officer of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation on August 6, 2001. Prior to joining DCEDC, Mr. Coan was president and CEO of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency Group for ten years after having previously served as First Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Environment & Planning for the County of Erie, New York. He holds a doctorate degree in political science and public administration and a master’s degree in political science and public administration. He has taught at the college level. Mr. Coan is currently a member of the IEDC Board of Directors and serves as Chair, President-Elect, Board of Directors, New York State Economic Development Council.