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Josh TeigenEconomic Development and Finance

Josh Teigen
Director
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Joleen Leier
Executive Assistant


Business/Community Development

Maria Effertz Hanson
Community/Economic Development Lead

Cortnee Jensen
UAS Development Manager and University Liaison

Kevin Sonsalla
Value-added Ag Business Development Manager

David Lehman
Advanced Manufacturing Business Development Manager

Vacant
Energy Research & Business Development Specialist

Don Hochhalter
Oil and Gas Business Development Manager

Cindy Graffeo
Community Development Liaison

Tracey Miller
Community Development Liaison


Research

Joseph Mwagura
Economic and Market Research Analyst

Kevin Iverson
Census Manager

Joe Cicha
Census Specialist


Innovation/ND Development Fund

Shayden Akason
Head of Investment and Innovation

Carla Valentine
Program Manager

Jessica Nygaard
NDDF Lead Finance Manager

Hannah Lange
NDDF Venture Financing Manager

VACANT
NDDF Venture and Credit Analyst

Development Fund Updates LIFT Applications Available