Author Archives: Nicole

Impact DashBoard Update – September 2019

The latest feature releases for Impact DashBoard include: New Public Support Overview Description Advanced Description Text Formatting Contribute Portion of Sales Taxes to TIF Reimbursement Terminology Available for Public Support New Public Support Overview Description The Public Support tab now … Read More

041 – Economic Development Secrets – Will Novak, Mesa, AZ

This month’s special guest is Will Novak, Project Manager at the City of Mesa, Arizona. Will joined the Mesa Office of Economic Development team in October 2018. Will is tasked with the continued development and redevelopment efforts around Falcon Field … Read More

Secret from 040: Creating A Workforce Development Job Fair

This month’s podcast special guest is Matt Wavering, Director of Project Development for the Rockwall EDC. He shares how their annual community-wide job fair came to fruition: We have a lot of different industries here, and rather than targeting a … Read More

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