Under the direction of the Mayor, Jim Gray, serves as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Wadsworth. His office is charged with promoting business and economic development interests within the community.
Mr. Gray’s office serves as the city’s liaison with various community and economic development organizations and works closely with the Mayor, City Council, a variety of public and private organizations, boards and commissions in developing and implementing economic development programs. These programs are designed to assist companies establish, relocate or expand their business in Wadsworth for the retention and attraction of new jobs and capital investment.
The economic development office also coordinates marketing and communications plans for the city and leads the city’s Key Accounts Program to focus on business retention and expansion.
Mr. Gray also serves as a city representative at civic, community, or outside agency events and functions and makes presentations to civic and other organizations.