Tag: Marc Nelson

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

Three Biggest Issues Facing Local Government

Join ELGL: $0/Students, $25/Individuals, $250/Organizations “ELGL is among the most creative and insightful professional groups in the nation today,” says Matt Horn, City of Geneva, NY City Manager. “ELGL is Changing the Face of Local Government,” writes John Thomson, PayIt Founder. Around the World in Local Government – August 2014 Highlight the three biggest issues … Continued

Around the World: Stereotyping Local Government

Around the World in Local Government – August 2014   Tell us the stereotypes you’ve heard about the other regions. Brian H. – San Antonio, TX You hear a lot about California and how unfriendly it is to business and how much fiscal stress the cities are under there.  A lot of that gets placed on the … Continued

Around the World in Local Government – August 2014

http://youtu.be/s9MszVE7aR4   We’re going “Around the World” again with a new cast of characters. This month, we have selected Brian Halverson, Brian Southey, Marc Nelson, and Stephen O’Brien. Today we introduce you to the participants, and in the following days, we’ll roll out their responses to questions about local government in their various regions.  Brian Halverson … 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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