Thursday, June 14, 2018




Orange County IDA COO elected vice chairwoman of statewide organization


NEW WINDSOR – The chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency and The Accelerator, Laurie Villasuso, has been elected to serve a two-year term as vice chairwoman of the New York State Economic Development Council.

The council represents economic development professionals, colleges and universities, and public-sector enterprises.

“Laurie’s background, experience and innovative approach to economic development are exactly the type of leadership skills we need to help the NYSEDC move forward,” said Executive Director Ryan Silva.

“Orange County is experiencing tremendous economic growth. Laurie is a great and important part of our success,” said County Executive Steven Neuhaus. “I look forward to her expanding Orange County’s leadership role around the state and I know she will be a great asset for the NYSEDC.”


Copyright © 2018 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.
This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent.
This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from,
by websites, radio and television stations, newspapers or other media



HEAR today's news on, the Hudson Valley's only Internet radio news report.