Author Archives: Nicole

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

Secret from 026: Recognizing Success in Your Business Community

This month, Jackie Keliiaa, Senior Economic Development Analyst for the East Bay EDA, discusses their exciting annual event that recognizes successes in their business community. The East Bay Innovation Awards was created to be a regional marker, sort of a tool … Read More

026 – Economic Development Secrets – Jackie Keliiaa, East Bay EDA

This month’s special guest is Jackie Keliiaa, Senior Economic Development Analyst primarily supporting East Bay EDA city/town members and the Business Development & Resources Committee. Jackie is an experienced researcher with a focus on data analysis, graphic design and policy development. … Read More

Secret from 025: Partnering with Local Utility Companies

During this month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets, Bryan Brackemyre, Vice President of Member Services at the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) shares how your EDO can create a constructive partnership with your local utility companies. Economic development is a … Read More