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Professional Profiles: Dennis Brobston 2016


  • Title: President
  • Company: Saratoga Economic Development Corp.
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Birthplace: Steubenville, OH
Dennis Brobston, Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

Family: Wife Teresa, 2 kids, 5 granddaughters

College: Empire State College

First job unrelated to your current field: Ice Cream store/Soda Jerk

First job in current field: Southern Saratoga County Chamber – economic development director

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Saratoga Economic

Development Corps. mission is to create jobs and diversify the tax base while improving the quality of life for the residents of Saratoga County. We accomplish this through the retention of existing business, attraction of new industry, and improving our product: Saratoga County, New York. Our Advantage Saratoga Plan will create 3,600 new direct jobs and 5,400 indirect jobs over the next 5 years.

Hobbies: Woodworking, reading, singing

Favorite novel: “John Adams”

Favorite film: “Star Trek”

Keys to success: Pay attention to opportunities

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Teacher