Tag: City of Roanoke

I Have to Ask: Roanoke Innovates

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Marc Nelson, City of Roanoke, Virginia, Special Projects Coordinator for Innovation & Economic Inclusion, In March 2018, I began leading a new initiative for the City of Roanoke (City) focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic inclusion. … Continued

What I Am with Meredith Thompson, City of Roanoke, VA

Link: ELGL Spreads Across the Country “Cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed”  Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” so we’ve simplified our feature to illicit short, meaningful responses for our new members. As a side note, ELGL is adamantly opposed to the excuse, “I’m too busy.”

My Story with Brandon Turner, City of Roanoke, VA

ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate, and educate. In this ongoing series, ELGL members tell the story of why they chose a local government career. Brandon Turner (LinkedIn) is an economic development specialist for the City of Roanoke, VA. He oversee administration of the city’s two Enterprise Zones and works closely with the City’s Economic Development Authority … Continued

New Sensation: Marc Nelson, City of Roanoke (VA), Economic Development

We’re back with the new “New Sensation” feature. We’ve updated the questions based on your feedback. You’ll now learn about the best YouTube videos on the web, read about gift ideas for the holiday season, and learn about the career accomplishments of our new members.  As a reminder, we developed this feature to introduce you … Continued

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