Like the Community, Jobs, & Progress podcast? Subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher to have new episodes delivered directly to your favorite device each Tuesday. This Week One question I get asked quite often from communities is about customer service. This is one of the most important aspects of economic development and today I’m going to go through a huge number of items you need to […]
Jon Roberts is an international leader in economic development and has overseen projects throughout the US, as well as in Europe and Asia. Jon provides strategic direction to communities and regions across the country. A hallmark of his work is recognizing the relationships between seemingly unconnected trends. He is able to communicate their relevance and […]
I tell the 7 biggest lessons I learned about Economic Development as Mayor of Shakopee, MN.
This week, we have another great guest with Mayor Mike Seminary from Bismarck, North Dakota! Bismarck was the epicenter of the Bakken oil boom for six years before it slowed down and the community experienced a tremendous amount of change. Our conversation takes some great turns into smart, dense growth and what economic development truly means to […]
Ray Montalvo, Director of Real Estate and Workplace for GoPro, gives us an incredible amount of insight into the developmnet process. He talks with us a lot about how Communities can build relationships with companies, what the simple things you can do to land projects, and the key things tech companies lookfor when deciding on a new […]
Annie Deckert is passionate about economic development and has a background of working with cities in both Planning and Economic Development. Ms. Deckert owns a consulting firm called Decklan Group, a Certified Woman Owned Business, where she helps businesses navigate the government process. Like the Community, Jobs, & Progress podcast? Subscribe on iTunes and have it delivered straight to […]