STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Oneida County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) has named a new executive director. Stacey Johnson of Arbor Vitae will succeed Roger Luce upon his retirement later this month. Johnson has worked in finance more than 20 years, including a variety of roles in retail banking in Florida, including residential and commercial lending, compliance and international business development.
Johnson then turned her focus to community and economic development. According to the OCEDC, Johnson most recently has been working with local nonprofits and foundations on “large-scale development projects, implementing her passion for community development and her vision for sustained economic growth in the Northwoods.”
OCEDC is a non-profit corporation that receives annual funding from Oneida County, the city of Rhinelander and private businesses. A 17-member board of directors oversees the operation.