About Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation

Established by the private sector, Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation, commonly known as “SEEC,” was organized as a not-for-profit to strengthen Schoharie County by fostering economic growth. SEEC serves as a liaison to local municipalities and institutional leaders with the common goal of highlighting distinctive points of light within the community, cultivating entrepreneurial endeavors and enhancing the ability of local businesses to add value to their enterprises. SEEC is guided by social, environmental and financial principles that will accelerate growth and help provide sustainability through a collaborative and thriving business community. 

SEEC’s work is supported by the Board of Directors, full-time staff and the volunteer Advisory Council. Advisory Council members represent a wide-range of backgrounds and expertise and participate strategic planning for economic development in Schoharie County. You can find a complete list of Advisory Council members below. For more information about SEEC’s Board of Directors and full-time staff, visit the Our Team page.

Advisory Council:

Korsah Akumfi, Schoharie County Administrator

Richard Ball, Commissioner of Agriculture, NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets 

Cindy Barber, President, Barber’s Family Farm 

Jim Barber, Ag & Farmland Implementation Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension 

Paul M. Conroy, Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales, Hanwha L&C 

Ron Filmer, Chief Executive Officer, Schoharie County IDA 

Bart Finegan, Retired Executive 

Dr. S. Scott Ferguson, Executive Director, Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill

Jacqui Hauser, Owner, Global HR Strategies

Donna LaVigne, Retired Small Business Owner 

Maureen Lodes, Owner, Cobbler & Co

Leo T. McAllister, Wealth Advisor, Cadaret Grant & Co

Augustus B. McGiver, Chief of Staff, SUNY Cobleskill

Benjamin Oevering, Councilman, Town of Schoharie 

Doug Plummer, Mayor, Village of Sharon Springs 

Nan Stolzenburg, Principal, Community Planning & Environmental Associates 

Dr. Marion A. Terenzio President, SUNY Cobleskill

Alicia Terry, Supervisor, Town of Gilboa

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