Dr. Craig Clark Becomes New Allegany County IDA Head

September 13, 2016

BELMONT, NY – Allegany County Legislative Chairman Curt Crandall says that Alfred State College Vice President of Economic Development, Dr. Craig Clark, will be the new Executive Director of the Allegany County Industrial Development Agency.

Crandall says due to the recent resignation of Jack Wood, Dr. Clark will now lead all County economic development projects at the Allegany County IDA. “, Dr. Clark will now lead all County economic development projects, supervising efforts, and coordinating groups to fulfill Wood’s vision of one goal and one voice for Allegany County,” said Crandall.

Clark takes over for Jack Wood. “Jack put the needed fire under several development projects for Allegany County and engaged high caliber individuals from government, business, and education to help fan the flame. We look forward to taking these projects to the next level working with Craig Clark, the Allegany County Economic Development Team, and the ACIDA” Crandall stated. “Jack has invested his time, energy, and skills to create an economic development blueprint for us to follow for many years to come,” stated Dr. Skip Sullivan, President of Alfred State. “I want to personally thank Jack for his untiring dedication as the citizens have been so well served with his devotion to improving our County. Alfred State remains committed to continue assisting and facilitating economic development in our communities.”