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Tammy Eallonardo has been elected to Chair the board of directors of the Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio (the Alliance). She succeeds William E. (Bill) Beatty who led the organization for six years. He remains on the board as Immediate Past Chair.
As manager of The Reserves Network Chillicothe office, Eallonardo and her team employ more than 250 people in manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout southern Ohio.
“Tammy’s extensive community involvement and her experience in workforce development are assets that will directly benefit the Alliance mission,” Beatty commented. Eallonardo most recently served as President of Chillicothe City Council. She currently chairs the City’s Design Review Board and is a member of the Downtown Development Commission. She has served as Vice Chair of the Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce and as President of the South Central Ohio Human Resource Council.
Bill McKell, President of Horizon Telcom, was re-elected Vice Chair, and Delbert Bochard, retired President of Huntington National Bank, was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer.
Current board members Pat McAllister, C.P. Management, and Mark Shuter, Adena Health System CEO, were re-elected to three-year terms on the Board. Luke Feeney joins the Alliance Board for 2016 in his new role as Chillicothe Mayor. These seven individuals serve alongside ten other leaders in business, education and local government to comprise the Alliance board of directors.
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The Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio was founded in 2005 by the City of Chillicothe, Ross County Commissioners, Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce and Ross County Community Improvement Corporation. It is a not-for-profit corporation organized as a private-public partnership to provide economic development services to companies and communities in Ross County. Additionally, the Alliance markets the region nationally and internationally in partnership with Jackson, Pike and Scioto Counties through the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio.