Ames EDC

Your Team

 

 

DAN CULHANE, CEcD, CCE
President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Organizational leadership and management
  • Cultivation of external relationships
  • Public Policy programming
  • Membership

Click here to contact Dan 

 

 

BRENDA DRYER
Senior Vice President

  • Workforce Solutions programming
  • Diversity & Inclusion programming
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Staff Liaison, City of Ames

Click here to contact Brenda

 

 

 

 

JOHN HALL, CEcD
Vice President

  • Business development strategies
  • Economic development marketing and outreach
  • Executive Director, Nevada Economic Development Council
  • Staff Liaison, Iowa State University Research Park Contract

Click here to contact John

 

 

AMY HOWARD, IOM
Vice President

  • Finance and administration
  • Invoicing
  • Human Relations
  • Staff Liaison, The Ames Foundation

Click here to contact Amy 

 

 

JAN WILLIAMS
Vice President

  • Membership development & retention efforts
  • Sponsorship programming & revenue generation
  • Ames Main Street investment and sponsorship
  • Staff Liaison, City of Huxley

Click here to contact Jan

 

GERRY ALT
Business Development Coordinator

  • Economic development project support
  • Economic development data management

Click here to contact Gerry

 

 

SARAH DVORSKY
Director, Events & Ames Main Street Director

  • Event coordination and execution
  • Ames Main Street coordination
  • Staff Liaison, FUEL Story County

Click here to contact Sarah

 

 

MELISSA GILLEN
Client Services Coordinator

  • Administrative support
  • Front desk operations
  • Event registration support

Click here to contact Melissa

 

 

 

 

LOJEAN PETERSEN
Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

  • Manages all aspects of the Market

Click here to contact Lojean 

 

 

MIKE UPAH
Director, Ames Seed Capital

  • Ames Seed Capital manager

Click here to contact Mike

 

 

 

 

ALLEE WENGERT
Director, Creative Design & Communications

  • Marketing strategy
  • Graphic design and video production
  • Leadership Ames
  • K-12 programming, including PILOT and Future Ready Story County

Click here to contact Allee

 

 

Campustown Action Association

KARIN CHITTY
Executive Director
www.amescampustown.com
Click here to contact Karin Chitty

 

 

 

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