Oregon Economic Development Foundation

Who We Are

Oregon Economic Development Foundation works with local, regional and statewide partners to recruit and retain businesses. The region is equipped with the tools to help your company make the move here or expand. Numerous programs providing financial assistance, tax incentives, technology support and job training assistance are just a few of the ways we can help. The best incentive we can offer your business is our strategic location, skilled labor force and superior quality of life. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself!

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OEDF is comprised of two staff members, four executive board members, and twenty eight board of directors and maintains a strong relationship with the City of Oregon Mayor, Mike Seferian, Council Members & city staff.

 

Foundation Staff:

Lindsay W. MyersLindsay W. Myers
Executive Director

Lindsay Myers serves as the Executive Director for the Oregon Economic Development Foundation. Myers leads the business recruitment and retention efforts for the economic development foundation and works with various community and regional partners to enhance the job market and quality of life for the citizens of Oregon.

Prior to this role, Lindsay spent three years working for Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development. Her most recent role with the GCEcD was as the Program & Project Manager. In this role, Lindsay was responsible for managing 75 educational and outreach programs in global commerce, revitalization & real estate, healthcare and technology. She also co-planned a 10-day, 14-city business delegation to China in 2010 and facilitated and hosted numerous international delegations in Georgia and Gwinnett County. She was also responsible for managing projects in the healthcare sector and sought to recruit and retain companies to Gwinnett County, (Metro Atlanta) Georgia. During her time at the Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development, Myers was a vital part of the team that brought several thousand jobs to the county and was named “Best Implemented Economic Development Initiative 2011” by the International Economic Development Council.

She graduated from Georgia Southern University, earning a Bachelor of Science in public relations and marketing and currently resides in Toledo with her husband.

 

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Linda Zunk
Foundation Administrator

Linda Zunk serves as the Foundation Administrator for the Oregon Economic Development Foundation. Zunk oversees the day to day operations of the organization and assists in the recruitment and retention efforts of the foundation and has held this position for ten years. Prior to her role at OEDF, Zunk was the Clinical Services Coordinator for Riverside Mercy Hospital. In this role, Linda was responsible for specialized laboratory testing, outbound communications to existing and future clients and data entry for the department.

She graduated from Stautzenburger College with an Associate’s Degree in medical technology and resides in Oregon with her husband and three kids.

Executive Board:

President
Timothy G. Pedro
Vice President, Business Development, TTL & Associates

Vice President
Jeffery A. Dempsey
Vice President, Operations, Mercy St. Charles Hospital

Secretary
Michael K. Robarge
Thomas Porter Architects

Treasurer
Steve Irwin
CPA, Rayner, Foos, Kruse & Irwin, CPAs

Planning Committee

Membership Chair
David A. Hymore
Vice President & Branch Manager, First Federal Bank of the Midwest

Marketing Chair
Scott Hayes, M.S.
Vice President, Business Development, A.A. Boos & Sons, Inc.

City of Oregon
Mayor Michael J. Seferian
City of Oregon