Adams County Economic Development Corporation

The Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) was incorporated in 1960 as the Gettysburg Industrial Development Corporation. In 1989, the name of the organization was changed and ACEDC was born. ACEDC is a 501(c) 6 organization whose mission is to improve the economy of Adams County while preserving and enhancing the quality of life by formulating, implementing and promoting economic development strategies for sustained investment and employment opportunities in Adams County.

Board of Directors

Nick Bair- Brechbill & Helman Construction
Michael Cogliano, Board Chair – Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital
Chad Collie – New Oxford Chamber of Commerce
Shawn Eckenrode – Adams County Technical Institute
Robert Gordon – Hamiltonban Township
Ronald Hankey – Adams County Industrial Development Authority
Barbara Hartman – Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties
David Laughman – Mayor of Arendtsville
Ned Leppo – Columbia Gas
Joseph Malda – Met Ed/First Energy
Pete Martin – Amblebrook Gettysburg
Carrie Nace – Novak Strategic Solutions
Peter North – Gettysburg College
Karl Pietrzak – Destination Gettysburg
Steve Rasmussen – Adams Electric Cooperative
Marty Karsteter Qually – Adams County Commissioner
Wayne Steinour – ACNB Bank
Carrie Stuart – The Chamber of Gettysburg & Adams County
Shanon Toal – Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Attorney Tim Anstine, Solicitor

Executive Committee

Mr. Michael Cogliano – Board Chair
Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital

Mr. Peter Martin – Vice Chair
Amblebrook Gettysburg

Mr. Shanon Toal – Treasurer/Secretary
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Ronald Hankey
Adams County Industrial Development Authority

Mr. Peter North

Ms. Carrie Nace
Novak Strategic Advisors

Ms. Carrie Stuart 
The Chamber of Gettysburg & Adams County