• Hired by SSLDC in fall, 2007

South Side Local Development Company is pleased to announce the addition of Geof Comings to its team. Geof has assumed the reins of the organization's Business Development and Main Street programs. An Ohio native, Geof is a graduate of Cleveland State University's College of Urban Affairs. He brings several years experience in community development earned at the Oberlin, Ohio's City Planning Office and Main Streets program. As the Oberlin Main Street Manager, Geof coordinated all Main Street events and activities with emphasis on educating the community about economic development, and historic preservation. Prior to his career in community development, Geof was a touring musician with songs:ohia.

When asked of his first impressions of the neighborhood, Geof replied. "I'm looking forward to getting started on my work here. South Side is such a dynamic and energetic neighborhood; the blending of residential and commercial districts into one cohesive unit gives the neighborhood its own special flavor and exciting new challenges for my position."

Questions about Main Street and Business Development activities on the South Side, may be directed to Geof at 412-481-0651 x.15 or

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