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Economic Development and Developers in the News # 147

Econ dev news from 34 economic development executives and organizations in 9 states, and Australia.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Economic Development and Developers in the News # 147

Welcome to the 147th weekly edition of Economic Development and Developers in the News.

Today's issue contains news from 34 economic development executives and organizations in 9 states, and Australia.

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Alabama

Selma ranked 40th in Site Selection's list of top 100 small cities for successful economic development. (Wayne Vardaman, director of the Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority)

California

The City of Oakland has appointed Ashleigh Kanat as the new Director of the Economic and Workforce Development Department.

Paul Nguyen, the Chief Economic Development Officer, and his small but powerful Economics Development Team in Hayward, California were acknowledged by the California Association for Local Economic Development for their work. They won two Awards of Merit for two programs: the Together for Hayward: Gift Card and Shop Local Campaigns, and the Hayward Tuition Assistance – Learn and Earn Program. Team members include Catherine Ralston, Daniel Mao, Dr. Amber Green, and Javier Castro.

Alexandra Calloway-Nation has received an Economic Development Fellowship. Calloway-Nation has previously worked on economic development projects for the Blackfeet Reservation and expresses excitement about her upcoming work to boost ecotourism and economic self-sufficiency at the Wind River Reservation.

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Illinois

Philip Clement has been appointed as the new CEO and president of World Business Chicago, an organization focused on economic development and business recruitment. His role will be to support and enhance economic growth and development in Chicago, in part by addressing business departures.

Monica Conners, an experienced economic development director from Delaware County, Ohio, is set to become the new president of the Naperville Development Partnership. She takes over from long-serving head Christine Jeffries, who is retiring after 26 years.


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