Yesterday, I began a new adventure. After almost 5 years, I submitted my resignation several weeks ago to leave my position as the economic development professional for a county to become more entrepreneurial. However, I hope to continue to work helping communities and companies succeed in this arena we call economic development. After over 20 years in economic development, I am looking forward to continuing to utilize the knowledge and skills I have earned in location decisions, tourism marketing, retail development, strategic planning, labor market evaluation, workforce development, community development and economic development to continue to achieve results for those whom I work.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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