The mission of the Canandaigua Local Development Corporation is to unlock economic opportunities in Canandaigua and steward investment in order to foster an inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable community.

Unlocking Economic Opportunities in Canandaigua.

About Us

The Canandaigua Local Development Corporation was chartered in 2019, and charged with ensuring economic vitality in the Canandaigua community. The LDC is a partnership of the City and Town of Canandaigua and the Canandaigua Area Chamber of Commerce.

Our Board

Carl Steinbrenner, President
Representing the Chamber of Commerce

Cathy Menikotz, Vice-President
Representing the Town of Canandaigua

Robert Taylor, Treasurer
Representing the City of Canandaigua

Andy Griffith, Director
Representing the Town of Canandaigua

Jim Terwilliger, Director
Representing the City of Canandaigua

Doug Finch, Ex-Officio Director
Representing the Town of Canandaigua

Ethan Fogg, Ex-Officio Director
Representing the Chamber of Commerce

John D. Goodwin, Secretary, Ex-Officio
Representing the City of Canandaigua

In addition to their duties as Directors, the full Board serves as both the Governance Committee and Finance Committee.

Compliance Documents

Meeting Agendas/Minutes

Financial Documents


A community that offers quality living, meaningful work, and a vibrant culture to all.

CLDC Vision Statement


Want to learn more? Contact us to start the conversation.

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