The Wooster Growth Corporation

Wooster Growth Corporation logo


The Wooster Growth Corporation is the City of Wooster's community improvement corporation, operating under Ohio Revised Code 1724. The Corporation exists for the sole purpose of advancing, encouraging, and promoting the industrial, economic, commercial, and civic development of Wooster, Ohio (the City). In addition to owning and managing real estate on behalf of the City of Wooster, the organization also reviews applications for certain tax incentives.

Meetings are scheduled as needed, with the Board of Trustees typically convening between three and six times per year. If scheduled, meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 4:00pm at City Hall (538 N. Market St., Wooster, OH) in Council Chambers (1st Flr.) The official meeting schedule is posted on the City Public Events & Meetings Calendar


Meeting Calendar

Current Members


  • Jon Ansel, President - At-Large Representative (1/1/22 to 12/31/24)
  • Bob Reynolds, Vice President - Mayor (5/1/22 to 4/30/24)
  • Andrei Dordea, Treasurer - City of Wooster Director of Finance
  • John Scavelli, Legal Counsel - Ex officio, City of Wooster Director of Law



  • Scott Boyes - At-Large Representative (1/1/23 to 12/31/26)
  • Bob Reynolds - City of Wooster Mayor
  • Maribeth Burns - Wayne Economic Development Council President
  • Craig Sanders - City of Wooster Council President
  • Vince Marion - City of Wooster Planning and Zoning Manager
  • Bob Gralinski - At-Large Representative (1/1/22 to 12/31/24)
  • Gabe Tudor/Sue Herman (Alternate)  - Wooster City School District Representative
  • Joel Montgomery - City of Wooster Director of Administration
  • Michael Abernathy, Jr. - City of Wooster Council Finance Chair
  • Samira Zimmerly - Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce President



  • Amy Hamilton, Ex officio - Recording Secretary
  • Jonathan Millea, Ex officio - Project Manager

Jonathan Millea, CEcD, AICP

Project Manager

Wooster Growth Corporation

538 N. Market St.

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 263-5250

Andrei Dordea, CPA


Wooster Growth Corporation

538 N. Market St.

Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 263-5225