Author Archives: Nicole

Impact DashBoard Update – September 2020

New Features are Live on Impact DashBoard! (9/14/2020) Handout for Impact DashBoard Users, September 2020.pdf NOTICE: If you happen to be seeing the ‘old’ app, be sure to clear your cache. In Chrome, press ctrl+shift+delete Then choose “Cached images and … Read More

056 – Economic Development Secrets – Your ED Project Questionnaire

Paul Scheuren, Principal and Economist at Impact DataSource, joins as a guest speaker on this episode of the podcast. He discusses what his experience has been consulting clients using different types of data forms to collect important economic development project … Read More

055 – Economic Development Secrets – Impact DataSource

This month we have a unique episode that discusses Impact DataSource, the company behind the Economic Development Secrets Podcast. Paul Scheuren, Principal and Economist at Impact DataSource joins us and shares how the company was founded and what types of … Read More

054 – Economic Development Secrets – David Leezer, CEcD, Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce

This month’s special guest is David Leezer, Vice President of Business Attraction for the Wichita Falls (TX) Chamber of Commerce. He began this role in December of 2019 and is the senior executive overseeing recruitment and attraction. His primary duties … Read More

053 – Economic Development Secrets – Christine Bryant, CEcD, Corpus Christi Regional EDC

This month’s special guest is Christine Bryant, Director of Business Retention and Expansion for the Corpus Christi (Texas) Regional Economic Development Corporation.   In addition to supporting existing industry, Christine is championing the Federal Opportunity Zones programming for the Coastal Bend … Read More

052 – Economic Development Secrets – Kenny McDonald, One Columbus

This month’s special guest is Kenny McDonald, CEcD, President and Chief Economic Officer at One Columbus. Kenny joined the One Columbus team in July 2010 and serves as the primary leader of all economic develoopment and business attraction efforts for … Read More

051 – Economic Development Secrets – Amy Madison, Pflugerville CDC

This month’s special guest is Amy Madison, Executive Director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC). Amy has served the organization since January 2014. During the past six years, she successfully recruited or assisted in expanding 42 projects bringing over 2.6 … Read More

050 – Economic Development Secrets – Barry Broome, Greater Sacramento Economic Council

This month’s special guest is Barry Broome, President and CEO of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council. The organization is the catalyst for innovative growth strategies in the Capital Region of California. Barry is responsible for leading community-driven efforts to attract, … Read More

Secret from 047: Using Data to Measure Success

This month’s podcast special guest is Alex West, Director of Research at Ann Arbor SPARK. She explains how economic development organizations can get started collecting and organizing local data: So where do you start and where do you stop? And … Read More

049 – Economic Development Secrets – Sales Tax Implications of COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we recorded a very unique episode of the Economic Development Secrets Podcast featuring Paul Scheuren, Principal and Economist at Impact DataSource. This episode is a follow up to last week’s discussion about how … Read More