Trumbull County commissioners approve new economic development contract with Regional Chamber

Jul 13, 2015
Trumbull County Commissioners today approved a new contract with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to continue economic development services in Trumbull County.
Trumbull County Commissioners today approved a new contract with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to continue economic development services in Trumbull County.

The 12-month contract, totaling $23,000, will enable the Regional Chamber to continue its multi-faceted economic development efforts throughout Trumbull County.

The Regional Chamber concentrates on the retention and expansion of local business and the attraction of new business to the Mahoning Valley. The Chamber provides a broad range of proven economic development services by assisting companies in identifying suitable properties, securing project incentives, obtaining strategic information, plus much more.

Sarah Boyarko, the Chamber’s Vice President of Economic Development North America, said that “During 2014 the Regional Chamber had significant involvement in 7 Trumbull County projects totaling $111 million of investment, and the creation of 437 new jobs with an estimated annual payroll of more than $23 million. In addition, the investment resulted in 310 retained jobs.

“In taking a look at the pending opportunities we are currently managing projects totaling over $1.4 billion of investment, we’re looking forward to another successful year of business growth in Trumbull County.”


The Regional Chamber’s Trumbull County Economic Development Manager, William Cann, will serve the county’s business community through daily retention and expansion visits as part of the multi-faceted service called for in the contract.

For additional information on the Regional Chamber’s economic development services, go to www.regionalchamber.com.