Renae Billings, Lisa Becker, Marty Dougherty, Chris Myres, Anne Westra
Marty Dougherty, Director – 712-279-6345 email@example.com
As Economic Development Director, Marty manages Sioux City's economic development team. He seeks to create and build relationships with new and existing businesses, and along with our economic development partners to improve the community's business environment. He works closely with the City Manager and City Council to successfully implement the City's overall marketing and business development strategy.
Chris Myres, Business Attraction, Retention & Expansion – 712-224-5502 firstname.lastname@example.org
As an Economic Development Specialist, Chris prepares comprehensive business assistance packages for new and existing companies, including local and state incentives, loan programs, and development agreements. He works closely with companies and is the primary contact for many State of Iowa programs including the Targeted Jobs Program.
Renae Billings, Entrepreneurs & Business Retention – 712-279-6159 email@example.com
As an Economic Development Specialist, Renae is active with the City's business retention and attraction program. She works with employers as they consider new investment in the community along with potential new businesses looking to relocate to the area. Renae is also very involved with efforts to engage and connect entrepreneurs.
Anne Westra, Marketing & Communications – 712-224-5151 firstname.lastname@example.org
As an Economic Development Specialist, Anne manages the marketing efforts of the department by overseeing the design of promotional materials, signage, e-mail campaign, City Progress newsletter, social media, web site, and organizing special events. She coordinates several interactive business programs, facilitates weekly city press conferences and manages the City's overall marketing campaign.
Lisa Becker, Administrative Assistant/Graphic Design – 712-224-5500 email@example.com
As an Administrative Assistant, Lisa coordinates annual company visits, prepares special reports and handles all bookkeeping and office duties. Lisa also assists with social media, graphic design and marketing projects for the department and city.