Ken Swanekamp


Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, Chairman, Town of Tonawanda Planning Board, Vice-President, Roycroft Campus Corporation, As Director of Business Assistance, Mr. Swanekamp has led a 3 person Office of Economic Development that has been involved in numerous brownfield remediations, site preparation projects and industrial park development. Projects include: industrial parks in Lackawanna, West Seneca, Orchard Park, Eden, Evans, City of Tonawanda, City of Buffalo, Town and Village of Lancaster; brownfield projects in Buffalo, Lackawanna, West Seneca, Town of Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda. The Office of Economic Development also led the efforts to interest General Motors in investing in the Towawanda Engine Plant and numerous other retention and expansion efforts.