Gretchen Fauske

Attracting economic growth

Attracting economic growth

Economic developers often use incentives and marketing tactics to encourage companies to relocate or expand to their communities, a practice both costly and competitive. A key tenement of economic development, it has recently evolved to include attracting and retaining workers.

New Research Assistants at CED

New Research Assistants at CED

Meet Katrina Chertkow and Ciara Zervantian, CED's newest research assistants! Not only do they add depth to our research section, they're nimble thinkers, hard workers, and high energy. Look for their posts as they share their experiences working on projects and attending events as part of CED. Welcome, Ciara and Kat - we're thrilled you joined our team!

New Leadership for Lemonade Day Alaska

New Leadership for Lemonade Day Alaska

As we reflect back on the impact made by Lemonade Day Alaska - more than 4,000 participants in 2017, more than $1 million made by Lemonade Day stands donated to local nonprofits since program inception - it's bittersweet to share that after seven fun-filled years, CED is handing Lemonade Day Alaska over to our sister organization, the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC).