KIEL KINKADE has been hired by CenterState CEO as a research and policy analyst within the organization’s research, policy and planning division. He is responsible for conducting primary research, compiling economic data and insight, and performing public-policy analysis to help CenterState CEO develop strategies for regional growth and community sustainability, advance business development opportunities, and provide information to businesses. Kinkade most recently worked as an analyst at Kore Development Advisors, where he wrote project proposals for economic-development projects. He has a bachelor’s degree in public administration from California State University and a master’s degree in public policy from the College of William and Mary.
BRENNA SHERMAN has joined CenterState CEO as engagement and operations coordinator for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GOFCC). She is responsible for the recruitment and retention of members, and she aids in the coordination and operations of various events hosted by GOFCC and CenterState CEO. Sherman also assists in communications between chamber members, elected officials, and the community to support the outreach of the organization. Most recently, she served as member-solutions representative at Oswego County Federal Credit Union, and as a contractor for Exelon. Sherman holds a bachelor’s degree in sustainability with minors in business management and ethics from St. John Fisher College.