Phyllis W. Tucker
Director of Operations & Marketing

Phyllis has been with the Rockland Economic Development Department since April, 2014. In her role, she is responsible for the overall administration, daily operations and marketing of the organization, including the interpretation and implementation of its mission. Phyllis facilitates the planning and directing of marketing for promoting Rockland County as a prime business location and manages all aspects of communications for the Rockland Economic Development Department's programs and services. Phyllis's previous positions were in the area of government, having worked for two NYS Senators and Rockland County Executive.


Jayne Nichols
Executive Assistant, REDC

Jayne has been with the Rockland Economic Development Department for the past 20 + years. She is experienced in all aspects of administrative duties including scheduling, organizing and coordinating meetings of the Rockland Economic Development Department's Board of Directors. She also maintains a database of Rockland County companies, including the generation of an annual update of Top Employers in Rockland County. Jayne plays a pivotal role in the solicitation of both Journal Ads and ticket purchases for the Rockland Economic Development Department’s annual awards luncheon, the major fund raising event.

Lin Simeti
PTAC Program Director

Lin SimetiAs Program Director and a Certified Procurement Professional, Lin manages the day to day operations and compliance of the  Procurement Technical Assistance Center for the Rockland Economic Development Corporation. In addition, she provides counseling to her clients assisting them in navigating the process of doing business with  government entities at the municipal, state and federal levels. Lin is available to speak about the PTAC program and various government procurement related topics. For 9 years, Lin owned and operated Square-U-Away, a professional organizing business, assisting small business owners in developing systems to stream line their business processes, financial reporting and managing their customer base. Lin’s previous positions were in the areas of marketing, advertising and sales working for ABC Television, ABC Radio Network and the Gannet Company. Lin brings her clients a diversified skill set along with the experience of being a small business owner.

Zacha Tuttle
PTAC Procurement Counselor

Zacha TuttleWith a degree in Anthropology and over five years experience in the non profit sector, Zacha applies her enthusiasm for research and passion for working with the community in her role as Procurement Counselor. She recently completed the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers Certified Procurement Professional program and is also a VA Certified Verification Counselor. As Procurement Counselor she provides client support, manages social media and marketing, coordinates seminars, and assist clients through the process of government contracting.


50 Sanatorium Road
Building A, 8th Floor, Pomona NY, 10970

Phone: 845-364-2170