Economic Development

Regional Chamber Meets with German Trade Consultant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber accelerated its international business push last when when a German business consultant visited Cleveland. The chamber vice president for economic development, Sarah Boyarko, was part of a group of economic development leaders who welcomed Michael Muench, a consultant for international business and economic development. Muench, from Bochum, […]

Regional Chamber Explores Business Opportunities in India

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber says it expects business opportunities in India to develop for local companies following this week’s meeting with trade representatives from the nation of India. Chamber CEO Tom Humphries and its vice president of economic development, Sarah Boyarko, joined northeast Ohio business leaders for discussions with India Consul […]

Halleck Calls Drake’s Exit ‘a Normal Retirement’

LISBON, Ohio – Despite Tracy Drake’s announcement Tuesday that the Columbiana County Port Authority doesn’t intend to renew his contract as CEO and therefore he is leaving Sept. 30, Columbiana County Commissioner Mike Halleck insists Drake is retiring. “He’s 63 years old and moving to Florida,” Halleck said Wednesday during a recess of the commissioners’ […]


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