Business Partners/Tools

Offering outstanding assistance to businesses and industry also is Geauga County Department of Community and Economic Development (CED). The CED develops and implements strategies and programs to retain and expand county businesses and increase jobs. This Department administers the Geauga Revolving Loan Fund and the Middlefield Revolving Loan Fund Program. CEDs business services include confidential information and assistance in locating sites, buildings, financing, and state and local incentives. CED maintains an economic development database which consists of sites, buildings, financing, and other incentive programs. The CED also addresses homebuyer assistance, public improvements, fair housing, septic and well improvements and rehabilitation of existing housing stock.

Other business partners include Geauga County Community Improvement Corporation, and Geauga Growth Partnership that provide information, business opportunities, special projects and further economic incentives.

Additional Partners

Congressman David Joyce 
Painesville Office
1 Victoria Place Room 320
Painesville, OH 44077 
T: 440.352.3939 and 800.447.0529
Twinsburg OfficeTwinsburg Government Center
10075 Ravenna RoadTwinsburg, Ohio 44087
T: 330.425.9291 Fax: 330.425.7071
e-mail through 

Geauga County Community and Economic Development
Anita Stocker, Director
Ph: 440.279.1790

Geauga WorkPlace
Denise Tomazic, Business Services Representative 
Ph: 440.285.1264

John Dearborn, President
Ph: 216.363.3400

ODOD NE Region
Nicole Kostura
Ph: 216.386.0546

Dave Karpinski, Vice President of Technology Innovation
Ph: 216.363.6892

Linda Barita, Marketing & Program Support Manager
MAGNET Client Services
Ph: 216.391.7766

SBA Loans
Michael R. Conway, Executive Director
Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation
4319 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44505
Ph: 330.565.0962 – Cell
Ph: 330.759.3668 ext. 20 – Office