Author Archives: Nicole

Secret from 030: Inventing an Award Winning Property Assessed Clean Energy Program

Our special guest on the Economic Development Secrets podcast this month is Courtney Pogue, Director of Economic Development for the City of Dallas, Texas. He shares information on the City’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which recently won the … Read More

Secret from 029: Economic Development Leadership Trips

This month’s special guest Gail Bulfin, Vice President of Membership Development for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, shares with listeners information about their very successful leadership trips. We embarked on a leadership trip two years ago but the process began before … Read More

030 – Economic Development Secrets – Courtney Pogue, Dallas, Texas

This month’s special guest is Courtney D. Pogue, Director of Economic Development for the City of Dallas, Texas. As Director, Courtney oversees a department that fostered more than $300 million in private investment in 2016-17. He oversees a staff of 35 … Read More

029 – Economic Development Secrets – Gail Bulfin, Greater Fort Lauderdale

This month’s special guest is Gail Bulfin, Vice President of Membership Development for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Her primary focus is to grow membership, develop new opportunities for networking, direct the Port Everglades Action Team, organize and lead the Alliance … Read More

Secret from 028: Creating a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Michelle Geller, Economic Development Manager for the city of Escondido, CA, joined us on this month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets. She shares how implementing a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) has been very successful in her community and has … Read More

028 – Economic Development Secrets – Michelle Geller, Escondido, CA

Michelle Geller is the Economic Development Manager for the City of Escondido in North San Diego County. Michelle started her public service career in 2002 at the City of Sunnyvale in the San Francisco Bay Area where she worked with … Read More

Impact DashBoard Peer ProTip with Ann Miller

Looking for tips on how to best utilize Impact DashBoard? Read how Impact DashBoard subscribers utilize their models. Below you’ll find peer advice from a seasoned Impact DashBoard veteran: Ann Miller, CEcD, Executive Director at Buda EDC. Here are topics … Read More

Impact DashBoard Peer ProTip with Jenny Philip

Looking for tips on how to best utilize Impact DashBoard? Read how Impact DashBoard subscribers utilize their models. Below you’ll find peer advice from a seasoned Impact DashBoard veteran: Jenny Philip, Vice President Public Policy at the Greater Houston Partnership. … Read More

Board Bits – What You Need to Know About Impact DashBoard

Interested in the basics of our web-based impact model, Impact DashBoard? Check out the 8 minute video below.   For more information on Impact DashBoard, contact Nicole or try out the online demo. Nicole D’Souza, (469) 917-8874, [email protected]

027 – Economic Development Secrets – Marlisa Briggs, North Houston Association

This month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets features Marlisa Briggs, Executive Director of the North Houston Association (NHA). She oversees all aspects of the membership-based non-profit organization that works to maintain a positive business climate in north Harris County and … Read More