Heather McDaniel leads Ithaca Area Economic Development, which was previously known as TCAD or Tompkins County Area Development.
In part one of our conversation with Heather, a look at what economic development was before the pandemic; and the components that made the Finger Lakes region thrive and succeed over the last two decades.
In part two of our conversation with Heather, a look at the components that will be most important to succeeding in the future. She says recovery is underway, and that’s what they are focused on now.
DEBRIEF: Bitcoin mining, shopping mall in flux, hiring struggles, officer involved shooting, and Red Jacket HS incident (podcast)
DEBRIEF: Debating Willard closure, diversions at local hospitals, Wegmans security for shopping carts, and hedge fund play for Lee newspapers (podcast)
DEBRIEF: Healthcare worker shortage, Geneva school leadership, Seneca Falls elections, and future of marijuana legalization, mobile sports betting (podcast)
DEBRIEF: Local elections enter home stretch, investigation into sheriff enters new phase, and COVID holiday guidelines (podcast)
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