Author Archives: Nicole

040 – Economic Development Secrets – Matt Wavering, Rockwall EDC

This month’s special guest is Matt Wavering, Director of Project Development at the Rockwall EDC. Matt was born and raised in Champaign, Illinois. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006. While … Read More

Secret from 039: Prioritizing Business Assistance

This month’s podcast special guest is Andrew Stork, Operations Manager for the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA). He shares why it is so important to prioritize assisting your local businesses: We treat [our role] as if we are this … Read More

Impact DashBoard Training Workshop

Texas Economic Developers – Join us in San Antonio before the TEDC Annual Conference for a free Impact DashBoard training workshop. During this workshop, attendees will receive an in depth training using the Impact DashBoard cost-benefit software.  Economic developers will … Read More

EB-5 Regulations – Digging a bit into the TEA Details

Unless something stops them, the new EB-5 regulations will go into effect on November 21, 2019. By now, you have probably heard the main takeaways related to the TEA-related changes Census tract combination for high-unemployment TEAs would be limited to … Read More

039 – Economic Development Secrets – Andrew Stork, Klamath County EDA

This month’s special guest is Andrew Stork, Operations Manager for the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA). KCEDA is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization that serves as the county’s economic leader in attracting new investment to the area, as well helping … Read More

038 – Economic Development Secrets – Aaron Brossoit, Golden Shovel Agency

This month’s special guest is Aaron Brossoit, CEO and Founder at Golden Shovel Agency, a firm specializing in communications for economic development. Aaron has over 12 years of experience working in the economic development industry and 20 years as a … Read More

Secret from 037: Executing A Corporate Diversity Strategy

This month’s podcast special guest is Tracye McDaniel, President at TIP Strategies and also this year’s Chair of the International Economic Development Council. She shares why it is so important to assist your local businesses in executing a corporate diversity … Read More

Impact DashBoard Update – June 2019

The latest feature releases for Impact DashBoard include several new incentive modeling options as well as a new summary report. Let’s dig in. New Community Summary Report The new Community Report option allows you to create a custom one-page infographic … Read More

037 – Economic Development Secrets – Tracye McDaniel, TIP Strategies

This month’s special guest is Tracye McDaniel, President at TIP Strategies. Tracye is a recognized trailblazer in the economic development and travel marketing industry. She has been a trusted advisor to CEOs, nonprofits, public organizations and private enterprises for more … Read More

Complete Video Demo of Impact DashBoard

Complete Video Demo of Impact DashBoard If you want a lot of information about Impact DashBoard or just need a quick refresher, we’ve got you covered. Watch the full series of videos to get a complete demo of Impact DashBoard or … Read More