Ulster County Development Corporation
Melinda Beuf joined the Ulster County Development Corporation in 2008 as Director of Project Management. In 2009, she became Director of Retention and Project Management. Her role there is to assist existing companies thrive and grow in Ulster County. Ms. Beuf manages the revolving loan fund program and assists with IDA program applications, Empire State Development program applications and Shovel Ready grant applications and provides business problem-solving assistance and advocacy, and site selection and promotion assistance. Prior to her current position, Ms. Beuf spent fifteen years working on Wall Street moving from the trading desk to management of fixed income information technology with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Deutsche Bank and has twenty-five years overall of project management experience.
Since leaving Wall Street, Ms. Beuf has earned an MBA in Management from SUNY New Paltz. Her undergraduate degree is in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a graduate of Pace University’s Land Use Leadership Alliance on Affordable Housing and the Pattern for Progress Fellows Program.
Ms. Beuf is a past co-op board president, and past Ulster County Planning Board and Town of Gardiner Planning Board member. She volunteered in the Ulster Tomorrow economic planning project on the committee to redesign the economic development services network. Ms. Beuf also retains a real estate license.