Nathan Aldrich – Economic Development Coordinator

Phone: (716) 363-3672 | Email:

Nate is Economic Development Coordinator with the Department of Planning & Development and Manager of the Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Growth under the umbrella of the Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC). He also serves as the Executive Director of the Chadwick Bay Regional Development Corporation where he works with municipalities and other partners to advance regionally significant development activities.

In his capacity as Special Projects Coordinator, Nate assists in the management of several economic development projects and initiatives; manages several County contracts with a variety of community organizations; administers the Occupancy Tax for Tourism Development program; assists private businesses, community organizations, and municipalities with developing and implementing economic development related projects; and coordinates the Department’s capital projects.

Mr. Aldrich holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design/Urban and Regional Analysis and a Master of Urban Planning degree with a specialization in Economic and International Development, both from the University at Buffalo. He previously served as a Junior Planner for Chautauqua County and as a private planning and development consultant.