I recently did a mailout to site selection professionals. I was a little amazed at the number of returned pieces of mail, probably close to 10%, even though my database wasn’t that dated. In correcting my mailing list, I found that most were still in the business, just at different firms or new addresses. I took it as another sign of how dynamic economic development is and how much an economic development expert must be willing and able to go with it.
… 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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