CITEC Business Solutions has named Steve Lockwood as ExecutiveDirector. He has served as interim director since October 2020.
Lockwood brings his leadership experience in manufacturing and sales to help CITEC's clients grow their businesses. A lifelong North Country resident, he has held various positions at Camoplast/Rockland, Multina USA, General Motors and served as Director of Vocational Programs at Citizen Advocates. Steve's roles at CITEC have included business advisor, business development director, and now executive director. As CITEC's executive director, Steve connects North Country businesses with the broad range of resources and NYS assets available across the region, and develops and strengthens CITEC's programs and services to deliver comprehensive, proven solutions to fuel growth and advance manufacturing and other businesses in the North Country.
"Steve's leadership through the transition period has brought stability during a very challenging time," said CITEC Board of Director President George Bouyea. "We look forward to working with him for many years."
CITEC Business Solutions provides consulting and training services to help businesses across the seven-county North Country grow. Focus areas are continuous improvement, safety, workforce, human resources, and business development. CITEC is part of the New York and federal Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The MEP National Network is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to US manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing US manufacturing. There are MEP centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.