We have some new faces at 2 State Street!  We welcome Samantha Frugé and Jessica Wrench to our team at Cayuga Strategic Solutions, the joint venture of the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce and the Cayuga Economic Development Agency.

As the Economic Development Technical Specialist for CEDA, Samantha is responsible for assisting businesses with loans, incentive and grant applications, research and data analysis, and providing staff services to the area’s economic development boards: Cayuga County IDA, Auburn IDA, and Auburn Local Development Corporation.

Ms. Frugé is a graduate of the University of South Florida. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Technical Writing. Ms. Frugé recently moved to Auburn from Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Ms. Wrench is a graduate of Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and is a graduate of the Leadership Cayuga Class of 2007. In her role as Education and Resource Coordinator, Ms. Wrench will operate the Leadership Cayuga program, coordinate activities of the Finger Lakes Grant Information Center, and organize educational programming for the Chamber.

Jessica is a past board member of the Auburn Downtown BID, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Auburn Beautification Commission, former Steering Committee Chair of IGNITE, and was a member of the Blueprint for our Region’s Future. Jessica is a Cayuga County native and lives here with her son.

Cayuga Strategic Solutions is pleased to have both Ms. Frugé and Ms. Wrench join the effort to further promote Cayuga County, and look forward to a prosperous future with them.