Economic Development Secrets

Podcast
Economic Development Secrets is our ED industry podcast. Hosted by Nicole D’Souza, ED Secrets pulls back the curtain on economic development programs across the country to let the listener learn from peers in local and state economic development roles.

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Episodes

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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