ED Secrets Podcast

044 – Economic Development Secrets – Christian Fletcher, Marble Falls EDC

This month’s special guest is Christian Fletcher. Christian has been the Executive Director of the Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation since September 2011. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce for … Read More

043 – Economic Development Secrets – Phoebe Fleming, Orlando Economic Partnership

This month’s special guest is Phoebe Fleming, Director of Research at the Orlando Economic Partnership. She focuses on labor market analysis, the regional economy, and community development issues. A Florida native, Phoebe studied Economics and Criminology & Law at the … Read More

042 – Economic Development Secrets – Shelby Zaricor, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

This month’s special guest is Shelby Glover Zaricor, Director of Business Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mobile Chamber is the lead economic development entity for Mobile County, Alabama. Her primary role is to help new industry … 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

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

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

037 – Economic Development Secrets – Tracye McDaniel, TIP Strategies

This month’s special guest is Tracye McDaniel, President at TIP Strategies. Tracye is a recognized trailblazer in the economic development and travel marketing industry. She has been a trusted advisor to CEOs, nonprofits, public organizations and private enterprises for more … Read More

036 – Economic Development Secrets – Rachel Ray, Dublin, OH

This month’s special guest is Rachel Ray, Economic Development Administrator for Dublin, OH, a suburb on the northwest side of Columbus, Ohio. Rachel is responsible for administering the City’s business retention and expansion program, negotiating economic development agreements, and managing … Read More

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