Ames EDC

AEDC 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 

 

 

 

 

RON HALLENBECK
Executive Vice President

  • Ames Seed Capital Fund, LLC management
  • Economic development project response and management

Click here to contact Ron 

 

 

 

 

ANDREA HAMMES DODGE
Vice President

  • Chamber programming oversight
  • Chamber of Commerce strategy development
  • Marketing and communications

Click here to contact Andrea

 

 

 

 

AMY HOWARD, IOM
Vice President, Finance & Operations

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

Click here to contact Amy 

 

 

 

 

SARAH BUSS
Director, Events & Sponsorship

  • Chamber and AEDC event implementation and strategy
  • Sponsorship development for all Chamber and AEDC event programming
  • Staff Liaison, Ames Main Street Farmers' Market
  • Membership support

Click here to contact Sarah 

 

 

 

 

BRENDA DRYER
Director, Existing Industry & Workforce Solutions

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

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JOHN HALL
Director, Marketing

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

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 & Business Development

  • Public policy for the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Affiliates
  • Economic Development Liaison, City of Ames
  • Economic development project response and management
  • Staff Liaison, The Ames Foundation

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Ames Main Street

CINDY HICKS
Executive Director

www.amesdowntown.org

Click here to contact Cindy 

 

 

 

 

Campustown Action Association

KARIN CHITTY
Executive Director
www.amescampustown.com
Click here to contact Karin Chitty

 

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