Meet Our Team

Jeremy L. Schulman
President & CEO

Jeremy leads a team of 5 economic development pros that work to promote Rockland County, attract and retain corporate investment and jobs while assisting the state and development community to facilitate site-selection and occupancy requirements from commercial brokers, location consultants and end users. He also works with other agencies such as; New York State Empire State Development, Orange & Rockland Utilities, Workforce Investment Board, among others, to provide incentives, programs and services to firms seeking to relocate or expand in Rockland County.


Phyllis W. Tucker
Director of Operations & Marketing

Phyllis Tucker, Director of Operations, REDC
Phyllis has been with REDC since April, 2014. In her role, she is responsible for the overall administration and daily operations of the organization, including the interpretation and implementation of its mission. Phyllis facilitates the planning and directing of the marketing support for promoting Rockland County as a prime business location and manages all aspects of communications for REDC’s programs and services. Prior to this, Phyllis worked for the County of Rockland in various positions including in the administration of former County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef.


Jayne Nichols
Executive Assistant, REDC

Jayne has been with the REDC/RCIDA for the past 20 + years. She is experienced in all aspects of administrative duties including scheduling, organizing and coordinating meetings of REDC Board of Directors and the RCIDA Board, including Public Hearings and Notices in local publications. 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 REDC’s annual awards luncheon, the major fund raising event.

Lin Simeti
PTAC Program Director

Lin manages the financial and compliance requirements of the program. In addition, she provides assistance with all aspects of government procurement. She counsels about the benefits of doing business with federal, state and local government agencies and guides our clients through various processes and certifications associated with government procurement. She recently completed the CVE Verification Assistance Counselor program administered by the US Department of Veteran Affairs and is available to speak about the PTAC program and about various government procurement related topics. Lin’s previous positions were in the areas of marketing, advertising and sales working for ABC Television, ABC Radio Network and the Gannet Company. In 2001, Lin started 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 brings her clients a diversified skill set assisting them in identifying and marketing to federal, state and local government agencies that buy what they sell.

Zacha Tuttle
PTAC Procurement Specialist

Zacha is a new addition to the REDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center team. As Procurement Specialist she provides client support, manages social media and marketing, coordinates seminars, and will be on a continued training track to assist in client counseling. Zacha brings her experience as a non-profit professional to this role. Prior to this she was Program Coordinator for a local organization, coordinating and expanding  services offered to newly arrived immigrants in Rockland County. Zacha previously worked as a Marketing Coordinator for a not-for-profit organization that supports inner city economic development through entrepreneurship.