Ames EDC

Board Member Spotlight: Mason Adams

Posted on October 18, 2021 at 8:00 AM by Steven Lawrence


Mason Adams


What is your hometown? 

Huxley, IA


Occupation and company you work for?

Key Account Manager - Alliant Energy


What is a fun fact about your business or something you’re doing at your business that you’re excited about?

Economic Development for Prairie View Industrial Center


What is your role with the AEDC, and how long have you been involved?

Board Member - 3 years


What is the most interesting thing you have learned about local economic development by being involved in the AEDC?

Power of relationships


Why do you continue to be involved in local economic development? Why is this an important issue for you?

To help new business locate in the area and existing businesses expand which helps bring new jobs, housing, etc. Having strong communities that are growing and thriving is extremely important.


What other involvements do you have in the local community/county?

Ames Noon Rotary Board Member and President Elect-Designee. Chair of Huxley Development Corporation. Board Member Nevada Economic Development Corporation. Volunteer youth baseball, football and basketball coach in Ballard.


What are your favorite pastimes/hobbies?

Faith, Family, Friends. ISU Football and Basketball. Coaching youth sports. Amateur woodwork.


Who are the members of your family?

Wife - Heather. 3 Boys - Nolan (12) , Maddox (10), Liam (8)


If you had only one hour a week to watch TV, what would you watch?



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