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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Feb 21, 2024

Working on the Other Side: From Elected Official to Economic Development

 In this episode, contributing correspondent Joi Cuartero Austin is joined by Kyle Moore, President of the Great River Economic Development Foundation in Quincy and Adams County, Illinois. Kyle discusses his journey from elected official to economic development professional.

  •  Going from the private sector, to elected official, to economic development.
  • Stakeholders working together in a big, small town on a community strategic plan.
  • Perspective on working on the public and private side of economic development.
  • Advice for economic developers working from elected officials as representatives of the business community.
  • Helping elected officials understand the role of their local economic development organization.
  • Methods of sharing economic development successes.