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Tag: Economic Development

Why Collaboration is Key to Building Excellence

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Morning Buzzer Anna Marum – connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m watching: Parts Unknown (It’s as much about economic development as it is about food. RIP Tony.) What I’m listening to: Chvrches What I’m reading: Vanity Fair Happy Economic Development Week! In honor of the week, we’re … Continued

A Guide to Working With Economic Development Organizations

Today’s Morning Buzz is by brand new Morning Buzzer Anna Marum – connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m watching: Kingdom What I’m listening to: Weezer’s Teal Album What I’m reading: The World According to Garp First of all, what is an economic development organization? At its most basic level, an economic development … Continued

New Year, New Life

The start of 2019 for me is filled with changes both personally and professionally.  Personally, I’m still figuring out what life looks like without my dad in it.  Professionally, Little Rock elected our first popularly elected African American Mayor who was sworn in on January 1st.  I’m going to focus this post on the professional … Continued

Podcast: The Most Wired Community in Oregon

David Clyne City Manager Independence, OR LinkedIn Shawn Irvine Economic Development Director Independence, OR LinkedIn A smart rural community. David Clyne the City Manager and Shawn Irvine the Economic Development Director join GovLove to talk about their work for the City of Independence, Oregon. This small city of about 9,000 people has used technology like … Continued

Podcast: Get into Dodge City, KS with Melissa McCoy, Assistant to the City Manager

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Podcast: City Manager Troy Schulte, Kansas City, Missouri

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Job Posting: Sierra Vista, AZ Economic Development Manager

The City of Sierra Vista, AZ (pop. 45,794) is seeking a dynamic, experienced individual to serve as its Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s business attraction, retention and expansion efforts.  A relatively new department, the manager will work in close partnership with local, regional and state organizations and leaders.  The position will also oversee a recently awarded $720,000 DoD grant to help diversify the local economy, … Continued

Job Posting: Economic Development Director, Portland Development Commission

Economic Development Director, Portland Development Commission The Economic Development Director drives the creation and implementation of strategies that foster inclusive economic development with an emphasis on increasing access to high quality employment, equitable wealth creation, and community capacity to support business vitality. Additionally, the Director provides overall strategic direction and methodology to develop action plans for … Continued

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall – Happy Hour!

September 23rd marks the end of the summer season and the beginning of fall, so come out and celebrate with a great learning and networking opportunity. The Southeast ELGL chapter will be meeting up at 21c in downtown Durham for a happy hour and to hear how this innovative project came to be. RSVP for … Continued

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