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WHY CHOOSE DEFIANCE COUNTY, OHIO

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"Working It" Podcast & Video Series

Check Out....Defiance County Economic Development’s “Working It” podcast and Video Series….Where we take a behind the scenes look at innovative companies located right here in our great county working hard to make dynamic products and services for the nation and the world!

Meet The Team

Erika Willitzer
 

Executive Director
 

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Hi, I'm Erika Willitzer, I was born and raised in Defiance County. I'm so happy to be back working in the community that helped build me. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or reach out via email: Erika@DefianceCountyED.com

Kortney Williams

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Marketing & Workforce Manager
 

Hi, I'm Kortney Williams. I have worked in economic development for four years now and enjoy marketing Defiance County as a great place to live, grow, and work.  Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or reach out via email: Kortney@DefianceCountyED.com

Sonya Herber

Office Manager
 

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Hi, I’m Sonya Herber and I am a two-time graduate of Defiance College, receiving both a Bachelor and master’s degree.  I have over 20 years of office management experience and am excited to be part of a dynamic team whose passion is to promote Defiance County. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or reach out via email:  Sonya@DefianceCountyED.com