Jessica Craig Receives 2017 MEDC President’s Award

Lake Ozark, MO (June 14, 2017) – Jessica Craig, Executive Director Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County, Sedalia , has been recognized by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the recipient of the 2017 MEDC President’s Award . This prestigious award is given solely at the discretion of the MEDC president to single out and recognize an individual who has been …

MEDC Elects 2017-2018 Officers and Directors

Lake Ozark, MO (June 14, 2017) –The Missouri Economic Development Council elected new leadership at its Annual Conference on June 14 at the Lake of the Ozarks. Elected to serve the organization for 2017-2018 are: President Jessica Craig, Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County, Sedalia; President-Elect Tim Arbeiter, CEcD, Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer Lori Becklenberg, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. …

Bernie Andrews 2017 Missouri Professional Economic Developer of the Year

Andrews has played a critical role in the creation and/or retention of over 1,000 fully benefitted full-time positions in Columbia. The vast majority of these jobs exceed the Boone County average wage and most do not require advanced degrees so all citizens in our region can and will benefit from his most recent efforts. Bernie is key in each of …

Jessica Craig Elected 2017-2018 MEDC President

Lake Ozark, MO (June 14, 2017) – Jessica Craig, Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County,  Sedalia, was elected president of the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) at the organization’s Annual Conference. As president for the coming year, Craig will lend her expertise in promoting regional collaboration, entrepreneurship and community based economic development to the organization’s members and community leaders around the state. …

MARK STOMBAUGH ELECTED 2016-2017 MEDC PRESIDENT

Lake Ozark, MO (June 15, 2016) – Mark Stombaugh, CEcD, Liberty Economic Development Corporation, Liberty, was elected president of the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) at the Annual Conference. As president for the coming year, Stombaugh will lend his expertise in promoting entrepreneurship, regional collaboration and community based economic development to the organization’s members and leaders around the state. He …

Mark Dawson MEDC 2016 Affiliate Member of the Year

MARK DAWSON RECEIVES AWARD AT MEDC ANNUAL CONFERENCE Lake Ozark, MO (June 15, 2016) –Mark Dawson, CEcD, KCP&L, Lee’s Summit was named by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the 2016 Affiliate Member of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to an MEDC member who has made significant contributions in the field of community-based economic development but whose …

Andy Papen 2016 MEDC Governmental Member of the Year

Lake Ozark, MO (June 15, 2016) – Andy Papen, Manager of the CDBG/Compliance Group at Missouri Department of Economic Development in Jefferson City has been named by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the 2016 Governmental Member of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to an MEDC member who has made significant contributions in the field of community-based …

Jonas Arjes 2016 MEDC Professional Economic Developer of the Year

JONAS ARJES 2016 MISSOURI PROFESSIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR   Lake Ozark, MO (June 15, 2016) – Jonas Arjes, EDFP, Executive Director of the 4-year-old Taney County Partnership has been named by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the 2016 Professional Economic Developer of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to an MEDC member who has made …

MEDC Elects New Officers and Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDC ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS Lake Ozark, MO (June 10, 2015) –The Missouri Economic Development Council elected new leadership at its Annual Conference on June 10 at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Elected to serve the organization for 2015-2016 are:  President Donna Brown, City of Higginsville; President-Elect Mark Stombaugh, Liberty Economic Development  Corporation, Liberty; …

Rebecca Zoll Receives Special Resilience Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REBECCA ZOLL RECEIVES SPECIAL RESILIENCE AWARD AT MEDC CONFERENCE Lake Ozark, MO  (June 10, 2015) – Rebecca Zoll, Executive Director, North County Inc. Regional Development Association (NCI) received special recognition from the  Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) with the 2015 Resilience Award.. This prestigious award was presented to Ms. Zoll and North County Inc. for the significant …