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Abbey Bemis

Governance Chair

Abbey Bemis is the Executive Director of the Erie County Economic Development Corporation, a private not-for-profit economic development, business retention and expansion, workforce development, and regional development organization supported by community-minded local governments, private industry, foundations, and individuals. Bemis is also an Adjunct Professor at BGSU Firelands Campus.

Bemis works with ECEDC’s Board of Directors to set the strategic vision for the organization, designing and aligning programs and activities with the economic needs of Erie County. This includes extensive business and community outreach and collaboration with public and private organizations that contribute to the region’s economic and community development ecology.

Bemis earned her BA in Economics and International Studies from Denison University, and her MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Bemis has family roots in north central Ohio and has been a resident of downtown Sandusky for nearly 10 years.

Abbey Bemis
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