MEDC Elects 2018-2019 Officers and Directors

Lake Ozark, MO (June 13, 2018) –The Missouri Economic Development Council elected new leadership at its Annual Conference on June 13 at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Elected to serve the organization for 2018-2019 are:  President Tim Arbeiter, CEcD, Missouri Department of Economic Development, President-Elect Lori Becklenberg, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Louis, Treasurer Jonas Arjes, CEcD, EDFP, Taney County …

Jessica Craig 2018 Missouri Professional Economic Developer of the Year

Lake Ozark, MO (June 13, 2018) – Jessica Craig, Executive Director – Sedalia/Pettis County EDC, Sedalia, Missouri has been named by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the 2018 Professional Economic Developer 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.  Craig was recognized …

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 …

Cheri Tune Is 2015 MEDC Governmental Member of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHERI TUNE IS 2015 MEDC GOVERNMENTAL MEMBER OF THE YEAR Lake Ozark, MO (June 10, 2015) – Cheri Tune, Workforce Coordinator, Missouri Division of Workforce Development  has been named by the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) as the 2015 Governmental Member of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to an MEDC member who has made significant …