New Executive Director Hired

The CRDC is excited to announce the hiring of an Executive Director.  Erin comes to the Clinton Regional Development Corporation (CRDC) with over 10 years of economic development, international trade, and project management experience gained from non-profit, state and federal government positions.

Ms. Cole has a successful track record of initiating, developing and implementing economic development projects, both domestically and overseas.   Her passion and expertise lie in the growth, improvement, and retention of existing organizations.

“Iowa’s recent ranking as the best state in the country is a huge accomplishment and a significant draw for businesses. It is an honor for me to join CRDC, and I am excited about working with our partners and the community to further develop economic opportunities for our region.” – Erin M. Cole

Erin is also a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Operations Desert Shield and Storm.  She is a former small business owner, and will be relocating from the Buffalo, New York region.

With a diverse background and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Erin is well-positioned to serve as a steadfast leader in the Clinton Regional Development Corporation.

“We are thrilled to have Erin join us at the Clinton Regional Development Corporation! Attracting a candidate of Erin’s caliber is a testament to the quality of the assets of our community and our region, and her experience and knowledge will be leveraged to further advance the region.” – Mike Johnson, CRDC Board Chairman

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