Meet Our Staff

Executive Director - Carl J. Osentoski

I have been Executive Director since 1988.  During my tenure, I've participated in the production of several community development plans, recreation plan updates, CDBG Grants and the development of downtown development organizations.  I also serve as the executive director for Sanilac County Economic Development.  In addition, I am a member of the Michigan Economic Developers Association and serve as chairperson of the Thumb Area Partnership - a regional economic development organization, also a member of the I-69 Regional Steering Committee, and Region 6 Prosperity Planning Steering Committee.  Past Committees are:  Huron County Community Foundation, Huron Medical Center Board of Directors, Thumb Area Workforce Development Board, and Ubly Village Council.   Current projects include:  renewable energy projects, regional economic development, Harbor Beach DTE Reuse Project, and CDBG Projects.  

Prior to working with Huron County, I served as Manager of the Thumb Community Growth Alliance, Program Manager for the Thumb Area Consortium.  I live in Port Austin, with my wife Debbie and we have two grown sons.

Office Manager - Laura A. Tyll

I have been with the EDC since 1993.  I graduated from Harbor Beach Community Schools and attended the Huron Area Tech Center.  I started at the EDC for the "Work Experience" Program at the Tech Center, continuing on with the "OJT" (On the Job Training) and becoming full time in 1995.  I have taken over office operations and assist with the many projects our office works on.  I live in Ubly with my husband Rex, and have two sons.