Dr. Martin (Marty) Romitti serves as the Executive Director of CIC. Dr. Romitti serves as Senior Vice President at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC). Dr. Romitti has over 20 years of professional experience helping federal, state, regional and local organizations and leaders to research, formulate, and execute on strategies that promote effective public policy, job creation and long-term economic sustainability. As a recognized leader on complex projects, training, facilitation and for innovative research design, he has led dozens of studies, technical assistance efforts and earned multiple national awards for excellence. Among his focus areas, Dr. Romitti conducts program evaluations on national, state, regional and local efforts to spur economic and job growth including the use of both quantitative and qualitative approaches to measure outcomes and determine effective levers for future action.