Author Archives: Nicole

035 – Economic Development Secrets – Alex Philips, Burleson, TX

This month’s special guest is Alex Philips, Economic Development Manager for Burleson, TX. Alex has served the City of Burleson for eleven years, previously as the Economic Development Coordinator and Engineering Development Coordinator. The goal of his team is to … Read More

Secret from 033: Developing a Mutually Beneficial Incentive Package

This month, Amy Madison, Executive Director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, shared her economic development secrets with the audience. Among many helpful pieces of advice, Amy shares how she builds a mutually beneficial incentive package for both the company and … Read More

Impact DashBoard Update – March 2019

We have been hard at work completing a redesign of the Impact DashBoard platform and adding new features. Here’s a detailed explanation of what you’ll find in the new update, or scroll down to the bottom of the page and … Read More

034 – Economic Development Secrets – Impact DashBoard Updates, February 2019

During this unique episode, Nicole D’Souza and Paul Scheuren tell listeners about Impact DataSource’s Impact DashBoard model, and also share exciting updates being deployed this month! Join us for a webinar where we will show you new features and teach … Read More

033 – Economic Development Secrets – Amy Madison, Pflugerville CDC

This month’s special guest is Amy Madison, Executive Director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation. Since January 2014, Amy Madison has served the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC), a Type B organization funded through a ½ cent sales tax. As … Read More

Secret from 032: Celebrating Manufacturing with Young Citizens

This month, Adriana Cruz, President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, shared a plethora of economic development secrets that she has learned over the course of her career. One event that she’s particularly proud of is their National Manufacturing Day celebration … Read More

032 – Economic Development Secrets – Adriana Cruz, San Marcos Partnership

This month’s special guest is Adriana Cruz, President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the regional economic development organization for San Marcos, Hays and Caldwell Counties with the mission to diversify and strengthen the regional economy. Adriana’s most recent accomplishments include … Read More

031 – Economic Development Secrets – Highlights From 2018

In this special episode of Economic Development Secrets, we will discuss economic development topics and trends shared by special guests on the podcast in 2018. Topics include: How economic development has evolved and how the field will continue to advance … Read More

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