CEDA is led by a 15-member Board of Directors, the majority of which represent the private business and development sectors in Cayuga County balanced by key members of City and County government, the Chamber of Commerce and the County’s two Industrial Development Authorities.


Cayuga Economic Development Agency Board
Name Affiliation Membership
Kevin Miles
Director, Sullivan Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
Wells College
Education/Higher Education Member
Grant Kyle
North Brook Farms / IGK Equestrian / KyleCroft Development
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Cynthia Aikman
NorthStar Management
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Kelley Gridley
Vice President of Commercial Banking
Tompkins Trust Company, Inc.
Banking & Finance Member
Raymond Lockwood
At-Large  Member
Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency
Ex Officio
Crystina Brooks Solutions Manager
Du Mond Farms
Agri-business/Farming Member
James A. Dacey Chair
Auburn Industrial Development Authority
Ex Officio
Jeff Dygert City Manager
City of Auburn, NY
Ex Officio
Sue Edinger General Manager, The Inns of Aurora Tourism/Hospitality Member
Brian Hartwell District Superintendent
Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
Ex Officio
Tom Herbert Owner
Bo-Mer Plastics
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Susan Higgins Owner
Heart & Hands Wine Company
At-Large Member- Business Representative
Aileen McNabb-Coleman Chair
Cayuga County Legislature
Ex Officio
Tom Minicucci Chair
Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce
Ex Officio
Demetrius Murphy Vice President, Branch Manager
Lyons National Bank
At-Large Member- Cayuga County Resident