Ames EDC

Your Team

 

 

DAN CULHANE, CEcD, CCE
President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Organizational leadership and management
  • Personnel hiring and development
  • Cultivation of external relationships
  • Economic development project response and management
  • Secretary, Ames Seed Capital, LLC

Click here to contact Dan 

 

 

BRENDA DRYER
Vice President

  • Business retention and expansion programming
  • Workforce Solutions programming
  • Economic development project response and management

Click here to contact Brenda

 

 

 

 

ANDREA HAMMES DODGE
Vice President

  • Chamber programming oversight
  • Chamber of Commerce strategy development
  • Marketing and communications
  • Sponsorship development for all Chamber and AEDC event programming

Click here to contact Andrea

 

 

 

 

AMY HOWARD, IOM
Vice President

  • Financial oversight and management
  • Office operations, procedures and contracts
  • Corporate policy management
  • Database management

Click here to contact Amy 

 

 

SYDNEY DIGHTON
Client Services Coordinator

  • Economic Development support
  • Staff Liaison, The Ames Foundation
  • Grant applications
  • Contract fulfillment coordination

Click here to contact Sydney

 

 

 

 

SARAH DVORSKY
Events Coordinator

  • Ames Main Street event implementation and strategy
  • Ames Main Street committee and event volunteer coordination
  • Ames Main Street event promotion
  • Chamber and AEDC event support

Click here to contact Sarah D

 

 

JOHN HALL
Director, Business Development

  • AEDC national marketing strategies
  • Economic development project response and management
  • Staff Liaison, Nevada Economic Development Council
  • Staff Liaison, Ames Seed Capital, LLC

Click here to contact John

 

 

DUSTIN INGRAM
Director, Community & Economic Development Outreach

  • Economic and community development - Story County communities
  • Available site and building inventory and general data management
  • Economic development project response and management

Click here to contact Dustin

 

 

 

 

DREW KAMP
Director, Public Policy

  • Public policy for the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Affiliates
  • Economic Development Liaison, City of Ames
  • Economic development project response and management
  • Executive Director, Ames Main Street

Click here to contact Drew 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRANDON MUMM
Director, Membership Development

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Ambassadors programming
  • Ribbon cuttings team leader
  • Business after hours event coordination

Click here to contact Brandon

 

 

CASEY NICKEL
Client Services Coordinator

  • Front desk operations
  • Office meeting space coordination
  • Membership referrals
  • Event registration
  • Relocation packet information

Click here to contact Casey

 

 

 

 

LOJEAN PETERSEN
Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

  • Manages all aspects of the Market

Click here to contact Lojean 

 

 

 

 

CALLI SANDAHL
Director, Digital Marketing

  • Digital communications and marketing
  • External correspondence and weekly email
  • Event and membership support

Click here to contact Calli

 

 

 

 

ALLEE WENGERT
Workforce Development Coordinator

  • Leadership Ames programming
  • K-12 and college student programming
  • Workforce Solutions program support
  • Staff Liaison, FUEL 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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