G-SchneggsChief Operating Officer    

Gerry is responsible for the development and delivery of value-added client services, and is a member of the management team which identifies regional manufacturing trends and needs, economic policy direction, and available collegiate resources in order to develop Center-specific strategy and plans. Having joined the Northwest PA Industrial Resource Center in January 2012 as District Manager serving the needs of manufacturers located in Erie and Warren counties, Gerry was promoted to Chief Operating Officer to also manage grant-based client services and IT systems.

With 20 years of experience in manufacturing and service based businesses, plus 10 years in economic development, Gerry’s skillsets include business development, strategic planning, product development, marketing research, and systems programming, analysis and development. Gerry received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from SUNY @ Buffalo and a Masters in Business Administration from Syracuse University.

Erie Office
8425 Peach Street

Erie, PA 16510
Phone 814-217-6063
gschneggs@nwirc.org