Board of Directors


Richard Ball
Director of Industry Development, Strategic Business Development, Empire State Development
Phone: 716-846-8248

RJ Ball is a Director of Industry Development working in the Western New York Region of Empire State Development.

RJ has been with Empire State Development for 2 ½  years, prior to joining ESD he was the Director of Business Development for a privately held corporation in South Florida. Empire State Development is at the center of new business attraction for New York State and in his role with ESD, RJ is responsible for designing comprehensive incentive packages to meet the needs of interested foreign businesses.