Economic Development Partners

Economic Development Partners

  • Banks


    Evans National Bank
    Kenneth A. Bork
    Commercial Loan Officer
    Assistant Vice President
    One Grimsby Drive
    Hamburg, NY 14075
    716-926-2040, ext. 1367

    David A. Wolff
    Vice President
    50 Fountain Plaza, 16th Floor
    Buffalo, NY 14202

    M & T Bank
    Joan G. Aul
    Vice President
    Business & Professional Banking
    One M & T Plaza
    Buffalo, NY 14203

    Citizens Bank
    Bradley P. McFadden
    Vice President
    Corporate Banking
    115 Lawrence Bell Drive
    Williamsville, NY 14221

    Tina Davis
    Vice President
    Small Business Relationship Manager
    4 Main Street
    Tonawanda, NY 14150

    Bank of America
    Joanne M. Campagna
    Senior Vice President
    Senior Client Manager, Business Banking
    Bank of America
    10 Fountain Plaza
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    888-852-5000, ext. 1092

    Citizens Bank
    Jim McGraw
    Business Banking Officer
    NY State Business Banking
    8298 Niagara Falls Boulevard 
    Niagara Falls, NY 14304

    First Niagara Bank
    Middle Market Lending
    Larkin Building
    726 Exchange Street, Suite 900
    Buffalo, NY 14210

    Five Star Bank
    Robert J. McKnight
    Senior Vice President
    Commercial Banking
    5491 Sheridan Drive
    Amherst, NY  14221

  • Educational Institutions

    Niagara County provides a wide range of educational possibilities that are offered through a unique variety of educational facilities and institutions.

    Niagara County Community College

    Website: http://www.niagaracc.suny.edu
    3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
    Sanborn, NY 14132-9460

    The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE)

    Website: http://www.tcie.buffalo.edu
    (Business solutions, Operational Excellence, Engineering Solutions, Professional Development)
    Phone: (716) 645-8800

    Corporate Training Programs

    (Custom-designed programs, work-place literacy, quality and environmental issues)
    Phone: (716) 433-1856
    Fax: (716) 433-5155

    Workforce Training & Community Development

    (Foundational instruction, life skills, employment readiness, vocational training, and career development.)
    Phone: (716) 215-5900, ext. 101
    Fax: (716) 215-5906

    Niagara University

    Website: http://www.niagara.edu
    3100 Lewiston Road
    Niagara University, NY 14109
    Phone: (716) 286-8585
    Fax: (716) 286-8581

    Empire State College

    Website: http://www.esc.edu
    80 Main Street, Suite A
    Lockport, NY 14094-2815
    Phone: (716) 434-0272
    Fax: (716) 434-4434

    Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services – Niagara Educational Center

    Website: http://www.onboces.org
    Sanborn, NY 14132
    Phone: (716) 731-4176
    Fax: (716) 731-5931

    Western New York Regional Education Center for Economic Development – Clifford N. Crooks Service Center

    355 Harlem Road
    West Seneca, NY 14224
    Phone: (716) 821-7185
    Fax: (716) 821-7290

    Niagara County Employment and Training – Trott Access Center

    Website: http://www.niagaracounty.com
    1001 - 11th Street
    Niagara Falls, NY 14301
    Phone: (716) 278-8140
    Fax: (716) 278-8149

  • Utilities


    National Grid

    Website: http://www.shovelready.com
    Contact: Mary Grace Welch
    144 Kensington Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14214-2726
    Phone: (716) 831-7752
    Fax: (716) 831-5258
    Email: MaryGrace.Welch@us.ngrid.com

    New York State Electric and Gas Corp.

    Website: http://www.nyseg.com/ed
    Contact: Paul Huonker, Western Regional Manager, Economic Development
    150 Erie Street
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    Phone: (607) 762-4022

    National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation

    Website: http://www.natfuel.com
    Contact: Cliff Mason
    6363 Main Street
    Williamsville, NY 14221
    Phone: (716) 857-7025

    Fax:(716) 857-7254
    Email: masonc@natfuel.com

    New York Power Authority

    Website: http://www.nypa.gov
    Contact: Lou Paonessa
    5777 Lewiston Rd.
    Lewiston, NY 14092
    Phone: (716) 286-6651
    Fax: (716) 286-6654
    Email: louis.paonessa@nypa.gov

    Verizon Communications

    Website: http://www.verizon.com
    Contact: Maureen Rasp-Glose
    65 Franklin Street - 11th Floor
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    Phone: (716) 842-7090
    Fax: (716) 854-4228

  • Community Organizations


    Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas

    Area served: Tonawanda and North Tonawanda
    Contact person: Joyce M. Santiago, Executive Director
    Address: 15 Webster Street, North Tonawanda, New York 14120
    Phone: 716-692-5120
    Fax: 716-692-1867
    Email: chamber@the-tonawandas.com
    Website: www.the-tonawandas.com
    Brief description of organization: Chamber of Commerce

    Lockport Business Association

    Area served: City and Town of Lockport
    Contact person: Brian Bower/Dianne Cross, Co-Presidents
    Address: 5568 S. Transit Road, Lockport, NY 14094
    Phone: 716-434-6800/716-625-7556
    Fax: 716-433-8494
    Email: lockportbusinessassoc@roadrunner.com
    Website: www.lockportbusiness.com
    Brief description of organization: Meets monthly to promote and enhance business development in the Lockport community

    Lower Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce

    Area served: Lewiston/Youngstown/Porter/Ransomville/Sanborn
    Contact person: Cara Turner, Interim President
    Address: 100 N. Third St., Lewiston, New York 14092
    Phone: 716-754-9500 ext. 102
    Fax: 716-754-9555
    Email: chamber@northofthefalls.com
    Website: www.northofthefalls.com
    Brief description of organization: Personalized Chamber of Commerce.

    Main Street Business and Professional Association

    Area served: Main Street Area of Niagara Falls, New York
    Contact person: Thomas Trainor, President
    Address: PO Box 442, Niagara Falls, New York 14302
    Phone: 716-285-1318
    Website: www.mainstreetniagara.com
    Brief description of organization: A non-profit organization promoting, supporting and advocating for businesses and professionals on Main Street, Niagara Falls.

    Niagara Street Business Association

    Area served: Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, New York
    Contact person: Ron Anderluh
    Address: P.O. Box 2796, Niagara Falls, New York 14302
    Phone: 716-298-8662
    Email: randerluh@adelphia.net
    Brief description of organization: Not-for-profit organization enhancing the community.

    Niagara USA Chamber

    Area served: Niagara County
    Contact Person: Deanna Alterio-Brennen, Executive Director
    Address: 6311 Inducon Corporate Drive, Sanborn, New York 14132
    Phone: 716-285-9141
    Fax: 716-285-0941
    Email: dalteriobrennen@niagarachamber.org
    Website: www.niagarachamber.org
    Brief description of organization: The leading business advocacy group in Niagara County, representing over 1200 members. Works to create a better business climate and enrich the local community

    Olcott Beach Community Association

    Area served: Olcott
    Contact Person: Jane Voelpel
    Address: PO Box 34, Olcott, New York 14126
    Phone: 716-778-7767
    Fax: 716-778-5468
    Brief description of organization: Supports local events and businesses monthly meetings and speakers. Fundraising to sponsor events.

    Sanborn Area Business and Professional Association

    Area served: Sanborn
    Contact Person: Bonnie Haskell, President
    Address: 378 Niagara Street, North Tonawanda, New York 14120
    Phone: 716-990-6909
    Brief description of organization: A dedicated group of business and professional people improve business and life in Sanborn and make it a better place to live and work.


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