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Erik Collins
Director of Community & Economic Development

Economic Development

Beyond leading the day-to-day functions of Building Regulations, Planning, Community Development, and Economic Development, Erik is actively involved in business attraction and retention, as well as the County's incentive programs. He was instrumental in developing the internationally recognized Business First! For A Greater Dayton Regio...

Gwen Eberly
Economic Development and Planning Manager

Economic Development

Committed to matching businesses with the resources they need to be successful, Gwen’s extensive knowledge of regional assets and programs provides a strong base for her management of the regional BusinessFirst! retention and expansion program. Her staff actively works with local jurisdictions to retain local businesse...

Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director and Planning Commission Secretary

Economic Development

Angela Swartz is Secretary to the Director and Planning Commission Secretary. Angela manages the director’s schedule, prepares for various meetings and is support for the Community and Economic Development staff. Angela is also Secretary to the Planning Commission where she coordinates with the Principal Planne...

Pamela Fannin
Community & Economic Development Specialist

Economic Development

Pam’s experience gives her an advantage when it comes to working with businesses in Montgomery County.  She is active in the Business First! Retention & Expansion program and focuses on meeting the needs of companies in the Defense industry. 

Dan Bish
Community & Economic Development Specialist

Economic Development

Dan Bish has been a Community & Economic Development Specialist with Montgomery County, Ohio since 2016 where he focuses on business retention, expansion and attraction project management. He helps administer the BusinessFirst! For a Greater Dayton Region program, a regional business retention and expansion program mad...

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Mary Jane Applin
Community & Economic Development Specialist

Economic Development

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