Town Talk | Economic development leaders launch .5 million fundraising campaign to boost county’s fortunes post pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs

Town Talk | Economic development leaders launch $2.5 million fundraising campaign to boost county’s fortunes post pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs

The former Farmland site is pictured on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Lots that have been developed as part of Lawrence VenturePark can be seen in the foreground. Post-pandemic life — whenever that begins — is likely to feature a race. It will be between communities looking to prosper. Local leaders are

Newark native, economic development expert: Paper route helped career

Newark native, economic development expert: Paper route helped career

WASHINGTON — Jeff Finkle, a 1972 Newark High School graduate retiring early next year after 35 years leading the International Economic Development Council and its predecessor, credits some of his success to the experience of being a newspaper carrier. Finkle, an Ohio University graduate, considered careers in journalism, law and education, became a state lobbyist, developed an interest

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation is now Greater: SATX

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation is now Greater: SATX

The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation announced Tuesday a name change to reflect its more regional approach to economic development. The organization’s new identity, Greater: SATX Regional Economic Partnership, comes nearly five decades since the organization was founded for the purpose of attracting new businesses to the city. But the economic development group’s name had

Accelerating Financial Inclusion for Economic Development and Increased Industry Profitability

Accelerating Financial Inclusion for Economic Development and Increased Industry Profitability

By Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Group   The pursuit of making formal financial services accessible at an affordable cost to “hard-to-reach” individuals and businesses—a process called financial inclusion—has received significant global attention in recent years, given its critical importance in systemically driving economic development. According to a World Bank Report, there

Portland’s economic development director steps down after decade of rapid change

Portland’s economic development director steps down after decade of rapid change

When Greg Mitchell was named Portland’s economic development director 12 years ago, the eastern waterfront was marked by a series of undeveloped, weed-strewn lots, Thompson’s Point was an industrial wasteland and the western waterfront was a barren stretch leading to the Old Port. And the collapse of the financial markets in 2008 threatened to keep

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SEDALIA-PETTIS COUNTY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK | KMMO

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SEDALIA-PETTIS COUNTY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK | KMMO

Sedalia, Missouri, May 10, 2021 – Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County (EDSPC) will celebrate National Economic Development Week May 9-12 by highlighting significant partners, success stories and the organization’s overall impact on the region’s economy. National Economic Development Week was created in 2016 to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities