The Economic Alliance is the Collaborative Best of Wadena County
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The West Central Economic Development Alliance was formed as a private, not-for-profit economic development agency in 2011, with direction to provide a voice for public and private business interests in Wadena County. Today, the organization, known as the Economic Alliance, consists of an Executive Board of volunteers representing those interests in banking, government, non-profit, and private industry with a full-time Executive Director, Katie Heppner, who carries out the day-to-day operations, ensuring those voices are heard.
“Prior to 2011, a few cities had some sort of economic development organization and we were fortunate to be represented by the Region 5 Development Commission...