The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency announced today Andrea Klyczek, NCIDA director of marketing, has been named an officer on the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada managing board. In this position, Klyczek will join the chamber's board in its efforts to facilitate the expansion of opportunities and the movement of people between Canada and the U.S. through active development and promotions of economic and political policies and initiatives.
Klyczek has served as the NCIDA's director of marketing since 2011, a position in which she assists companies in expanding their operations to Niagara County and attracting new companies to the region. Prior to her position as marketing director, she served in the Niagara County Legislature representing the 9th legislative district encompassing the City of North Tonawanda and was vice chair of the county's economic development committee.
"I am very excited about this opportunity with AmCham Canada to collaborate with their board and contribute to the positive working environment among the business people and professionals who facilitate and strengthen the economic ties between the U.S. and Canada," Klyczek said.
The NCIDA is a not-for-profit public benefit corporation established in 1972 by the County Legislature. Under the provisions of the New York Industrial Development Agency Act, the NCIDA is empowered to actively attract and develop economically sound commerce and industry, thereby fostering job opportunities, general prosperity, and economic welfare for all residents of Niagara County. The NCIDA utilizes a variety of financing, tax incentive, and job training programs to induce economic growth. Many of these programs can be employed individually to meet a specific need or assembled to form a comprehensive development package.