DAN CASEY ELECTED TO THREE-YEAR TERM ON MEDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS, STARTING IN 2018
Lansing, Michigan – January 3, 2018 – Dan Casey, Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Alliance (EDA) of St. Clair County, has been elected to serve a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA).
MEDA is a professional society with members throughout the state that attract and grow business, create and retain jobs, and make our communities a better place to live. Dan has been an active member of MEDA since 1999, serving nine years on its Advocacy Committee and seven years on its Education Committee.
Mr. Casey has served the public sector for 25 years and transitioned to the economic development profession in 1998. During his economic development career, Dan has assisted dozens of companies to establish, expand or relocate to Michigan and worked on many significant community development projects, totaling more than $2-billion in investment and creating 10,000 new jobs. Prior to joining the EDA, Dan worked in the City of Rochester Hills where he established its economic development program. During his time in Rochester Hills, he worked collaboratively with Oakland University to establish the Rochester Hills SmartZone™, and OU INCubator. Dan also managed the City’s local development finance authority and economic development corporation.
Dan joins two other talented economic development leaders who were re-elected to the Board for three year terms starting in 2018: Amy Clickner, CEcD, CFRM, Chief Executive Officer, Lake Superior Community Partnership and Monique Holliday-Bettie, Economic Development Manager, DTE Energy. See the full MEDA Board at www.medaweb.org/board.
The Michigan Economic Developers Association has been partnering with economic developers to grow their community in Michigan for over 57 years. By providing education, networking, and advocacy, MEDA makes it possible for professionals to do their job more effectively and efficiently. To learn more, see www.medaweb.org.