Camoin Associates Welcomes Dan Gundersen as Senior Vice President

Economic Development Leader Supports Firm’s National Growth Strategies in New Richmond Office

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Camoin Associates is delighted to announce that Dan Gundersen, a senior economic leader for five governors in four states, has joined its firm and will launch and lead a new office in Richmond, Virginia. As Senior Vice President, he will support National accounts and expand business in the Mid-Atlantic and South.

Mr. Gundersen brings with him over 20 years of experience in economic development, serving in top leadership positions in Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. In addition, he led economic and workforce development efforts in Baltimore County, Maryland and worked with the consulting group Econsult Solutions out of Philadelphia.

President and CEO Robert Camoin said “Dan and I served together on the board of the International Economic Development Council. He is widely respected in the profession and I am thrilled that he has joined our talented team.” Camoin added, “Our goal is to be the go-to firm for economic development consulting. So far, we have completed projects in 30 states and are well positioned to do more, especially in the markets that will become Dan’s primary responsibility.”

Camoin Senior Vice President Jim Damicis agrees, “Dan is a fantastic addition to the team,” he said. “Dan’s leadership and administration experiences will help us manage our fast-growing business and bring deep insight to our clients as they compete for global investment opportunities.”

Most recently Mr. Gundersen served as the Chief Operating Officer and later appointed Interim President & CEO for the award-winning Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority. During his tenure, Virginia saw record-breaking capital investment of nearly $20 billion from more than 1,000 economic development projects. Mr. Gundersen is a recipient of the Fellow Member and Honorary Life Member designations of the International Economic Development Council for his outstanding contributions to the economic development profession.

About Camoin Associates:

Camoin Associates is a leading economic development consulting firm with clients across the U.S. Offering a full suite of services from strategic planning and market analysis to economic and fiscal impact analysis, the firm helps their public and private sector clients reach innovative solutions for complex economic development challenges. Camoin’s highly talented staff are committed to creating data-driven strategies, policies, and programs while forging collaborative relationships among stakeholders. Their promise for each project is to provide a sound conclusion that leads to informed decision-making and, most importantly, action. For more information about this exciting company, please see their website at