Economic Development Specialist

Sherri Gibson is an Economic Development Specialist in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at Ohio University. She is placed in the office of the Coshocton Port Authority as part of the RISE Ohio Grant focused on helping communities make an economic transition to new industries and ensuring continued job creation, economic growth, and diversification. She is involved in a number of projects: including the Coshocton Collaborative, which will help create a culture of entrepreneurship and business collaboration, in addition to, projects and programming to capture internship and employment opportunities with local companies for local youth. Sherri has a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management (MS) and Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science and German (BS).