Norma Fox Horwitz '89 '93
Title: Special Projects Manager, Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council
Dept/Program: Department of Economics Advisory Board
Professional & Academic Experience
Norma joined the NOPEC staff in January 2015 with over 20 years of economic development experience. As Economic Development Director, she manages NOPEC’s two energy efficiency loan financing programs for commercial property owners and its member-community energy efficiency annual grant program.
Prior economic development positions include Deputy Director at the Summit County Department of Development, Assistant Director of Development for the City of Cuyahoga Falls, and Development Manager at the Development Finance Authority of Summit County.
Her work with the business community during her career includes projects in multiple counties throughout northeast Ohio. Oftentimes, as part of those projects, she worked with officials at the community, county and state levels.
Norma holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Akron and an MBA from Kent State University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Akron, Class 27.