Because you Need to Know with Kimberly LaMendola

Edwin K. Morris is the President and founder of Pioneer Knowledge Services, America’s first knowledge management nonprofit. Edwin is the host of, “Because you need to know”. This program serves the mission to educate and bring awareness around knowledge management.
Join in as knowledge management and innovation with in western NY is explored.
Ms. Kimberly LaMendola is the Local Food Projects Manager and Regional Development Coordinator for the regional planning and development organization, Southern Tier West.
She serves constituents of Western NY specifically in Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties. She helps farmers and food producers to expand consumer markets, increase demand for local food products, and cooperatively market and promote regional food items. Kimberly also serves as the region’s coordinator for the area development grant program sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission and is very active in developing eligible projects that will benefit the region’s economic vibrancy.