Watkins Glen, NY: The Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development is pleased to announce that Kerri Green has joined the team as the Senior Economic and Community Development Specialist.
Her job duties will include grant writing, business consulting, advocacy, marketing and public relations, and will be heading up various projects and initiatives throughout Schuyler County.
Schuyler County Partnership Executive Director, Judy McKinney Cherry, said “Our community will greatly benefit from Kerri’s experiences. She is known throughout the NYS economic community as dedicated, hardworking, innovative and a “rising star” among her peers”.
Green comes to Schuyler County Partnership with over twenty years of economic development experience in a variety of capacities and roles. Most recently she led Commerce Chenango, the Chenango County economic development agency, which includes the IDA, the Local Development Corp, a 501C-3 foundation as well as the county Chamber of Commerce. During her tenure Kerri created a variety of programs and initiatives for the betterment of Chenango County. She was a central figure during the COVID-19 pandemic creating webinars, funding, and counseling to a hard-hit business community. In 2021, Green led the process which yielded the City of Norwich a $10-million-dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant.
Kerri is a fierce advocate for small businesses and strongly believes in doing business in New York State. She is an active participant with a variety of state agencies and has volunteered on many boards and committees focused on advocacy and access to services and funding for businesses.
“I am thrilled to join the team at Schuyler County Partnership” Green said. “This is a fantastic opportunity to take what I have learned and to bring that expertise to the businesses and communities in Schuyler County. I look forward to getting to know the community, our investors, and businesses. I thank Judy and the team at Schuyler County Partnership for this amazing opportunity.”
Kerri is a US Army Veteran and has a marketing degree from SUNY Delhi College of Technology.