OSWEGO, NYÃ¢â‚¬â€Roy Clark, Dunkin Donuts franchisee owner and vice president of operations and Ellen Holst, health division director for Oswego County Opportunities (OCO), were recently elected to the board of directors of Operation Oswego County, a private, non-profit economic development organization that works to enhance and protect the business climate of Oswego County.
Clark has more than 30 years of food service senior management experience and currently oversees operations for 41 Dunkin Donuts facilities. In addition, he manages the development of new sites, buildings and remodeling efforts. Clark also serves on the Syracuse Brownfield Task Force and is involved with several Chambers of Commerce and volunteer organizations throughout Oswego County and the Central New York region.
Holst is responsible for directing operations for two full-time and three part-time OCO health centers and related programs including Rural Health Network, Migrant Services, Cancer Services and Women, Infants and Children (WIC). She also leads strategic planning and evaluation efforts for all services, and ensures fiscal viability and federal, state and local regulatory compliance. Her professional affiliations include Oswego County Board of Health, Oswego Health Board of Directors, Rural Health Network of Oswego County and the Community Health Care Association of New York State.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“OOC is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of local business and community leaders who have the expertise and experience necessary to establish and implement targeted economic development strategies to enhance the economic health and vitality of our community,Ã¢â‚¬Â said L. Michael Treadwell, CEcD, executive director of OOC. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Roy and Ellen bring a wealth of experience that will help facilitate OOCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s goal of expanding Oswego CountyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s economy.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Since 1953, Operation Oswego County has delivered over $3 billion in investments and created or retained more than 18,900 jobs.
For information about economic development services in Oswego County, call OOC at 343-1545 or visit www.oswegocounty.org.