FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence (www.thearcjslc.org) has renamed the business division of the agency and it will become, “The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence Enterprises” as an innovative approach to increase work options for people with disabilities. This change coincides with Lynn Pietroski’s transition to Chief Executive Officer and Tara Carr’s move to the new Chief Operating Officer.
The Arc JSLC Enterprises combines and enhances the best of the business offerings previously provided by Seaway Industries in St. Lawrence County and Production Unlimited in Jefferson County. This change will allow the agency to offer new, meaningful work opportunities for people supported by two agency work sites, as well as on State and Federal contracts throughout both counties, including the border stations and Fort Drum.
The agency’s manufacturing and warehousing facility is located on Bradley Street, in Watertown and the Ogdensburg warehouse and manufacturing facility is located on State Street. The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence also owns and operates two UPS Stores located in the Watertown area. The Arc JSLC Enterprises partners with The UPS Store to provide product shipping and fulfillment services. Additional business lines available include printing, document scanning, shredding, kitting, and packaging.
Pietroski was previously Chief Operating Officer of The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence, a role she held for about eight years. Prior to joining the agency, she was Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce and Associate Executive Director at Children’s Home of Jefferson County.
Carr has been with the agency for 21 years and began her career as a Direct Support Professional. She then moved into a case management role for residential services in 2005 before becoming a Residential Coordinator in 2014. Two years later, she was promoted to Assistant Director of Residential Services and became the Director of Residential and Day Habilitation in 2020.
The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence provides lifelong opportunities that enhance the lives of people, so that they may achieve their goals. To learn more, visit //thearcjslc.org/enterprises, find us on Facebook and Instagram, or subscribe to the YouTube Channel.