Effective Monday, Evan Scurti is the Jefferson County Port Authority's new director of economic development, WTOV9.com reports. Scurti most recently served as the regional manager of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Office of Jobs & Commerce, where he was responsible for assisting 11 counties in northeast Ohio with "various strategies to finance and build key infrastructure." Before that, Scurti served for six years as the executive director of the Ashland Area Council for Economic Development. For more, read the full story.