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Rochester Economic Development has an amazing staff ready to help you with your site selection and business needs.

Staff Members

Michael Scala
Director of Economic Development
With a wealth of knowledge of financial and lending systems through the roles of Executive Director of the Coos Economic Development Corporation, an Adjunct Professor in the Business Department of White Mountains Community Collage and a Special Assistant to US Senator Kelly Ayotte, and the practical experience in running his family's Rochester restaurant, Scala Subs, Michael brings grounded, business friendly perspectives to the Economic Development Department.
Jenn Marsh
Assistant Director Economic Development Department
With fifteen years experience as a real estate agent and an investment representative with Keller Williams Coastal Realty, Marsh Realtors & Fidelity Investments, Jenn brings site selection experience. Jennifer holds a degree in International Finance and Business from American University in Washington, D.C.
Julian Long
Community Development Coordinator & Grants Manager
Julian manages the City of Rochester’s Community Development Block Grant, federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. His recent grants include awards from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Justice, & Land & Community Heritage Investment Program. He holds a degree from William & Mary Law School.
Tracey Cutler
Executive Secretary for Economic Development
With a strong background in administration and exceptional customer service skills, Tracey joined the team in January 2021, and comes with over 6 years experience in local government where she worked with planning, zoning and building. Tracey holds an associates degree in Executive Secretary's administration and management appreciation, and is ready and able to help with any questions or problems you may have.