Heather Roszczyk

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Advocate
Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Heather Roszczyk is the first Innovation & Entrepreneurship Advocate for the City of Akron’s Mayor’s Office of Integrated Development. She leads the city’s efforts to create a stronger and more successful ecosystem for entrepreneurship across all segments of the community. Heather has worked as the liaison between Akron and the Retail Revival program.

Prior to her work for the Mayor’s Office, Heather served as the Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow with the Fund for Our Economic Future. In this role, she leveraged existing programs and catalyzed emerging entrepreneurial support efforts to inspire and assist with the expansion of entrepreneurial activity in Akron.



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