Saturday, July 13, 2013

Regional and local approach key for economic development

Redmond Reporter Reporter

When it comes to a community’s economic development, it’s important to think regionally as well as locally.

This was the message Martha Fuller conveyed to the audience at OneRedmond’s investors’ luncheon on Wednesday.

With experience that includes serving as director of planning and economic development and director of finance for the City of St. Paul in Minnesota and holding CFO and vice president positions at a number of professional sports teams, including the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC, Fuller has learned a lot of lessons along the way about what works and what doesn’t.

She said there are times when thinking regionally can be beneficial and when thinking locally is the way to go. More here.

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