What is the greatest lesson your parents ever taught you?

Six executives share their thoughts:

Ashley Alderson • Executive Director, Bowman County Economic Development Corporation; Cory Fong • Tax Commissioner, North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner; Denise Magness • COO, Warner and Company Insurance; Jennifer Feist • Director of Development, Valley City, Barnes County Development Corporation; Roger Reierson • Chairman and CEO, Flint Communications; Melanie Stillwell • President/CEO, Western Cooperative Credit Union [More…]

Industry Focus: Economic Development

For many companies the opportunities available in the Roughrider State are easy to see. Even so, economic development agencies have their work cut out for them overcoming issues such as infrastructure and housing. Recently, executives representing several of economic development agencies across the state met at the Bismarck offices of the North Dakota Department of Commerce to discuss these issues:

Paul Lucy, North Dakota Department of Commerce; Ashley Alderson, Bowman County Development Corp.; Russ Staiger, Bismarck/Mandan Development Association; Kathy Stremick, Walhalla Economic Development Corp.; Chris Schilken, Forward Devils Lake Development Corp.; Deb Walworth, Prairie West Development Foundation; Tom Rolfstad, Williston Area Development Corp.; Bev Voller, Hazelton Development Corp.; John Phillips, Economic Development Association of North Dakota; Melissa Beach, Traill County Economic Development Commission; Gaylon Baker, Stark County Development Corp.; Ellen Huber, City of Mandan; Mark Vaux, City of West Fargo; Connie Ova, Jamestown/Stutsman County Job Development Corp [More…]