The Board of Directors of The Development Corporation (TDC) appointed Paul A. Grasso, Jr. as President and CEO in June 2012.
Paul is an economic development professional with experience in working with individual communities, regional development agencies, multi-agency partners, industrial prospects, site location consultants, local governments and state development organizations.
At TDC Paul is responsible for the strategic expansion of the organization’s economic and business development programs, and for identifying and pursuing opportunities to increase jobs in Clinton County.
Before joining TDC, Paul served as the Executive Director of the North Country Workforce Partnership, and the North Country Workforce Investment Board – the region’s designated workforce development planning agency. Prior to coming to Plattsburgh, Paul spent over 25 years in workforce development and government relations in San Diego, California. Paul served as Chief of Staff for the Mayor of the City of San Diego and was Vice-President and COO of the San Diego Workforce Partnership.
Paul is active in the community and currently serves on the North Country Regional Economic Development Council, the Board of Trustees for CVPH, the Business Advisory Board for SUNY Plattsburgh’s School of Business & Economics, the Glens Falls National Bank Advisory Board, and is an honorary member of Plattsburgh’s Noon Rotary Club.