GO Topeka’s SVP of Economic Development Molly Howey has accepted a position on the Board of Directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the position of Planning Business Development Committee Vice Chair. 

“I’m honored to serve in these key roles,” says Howey. “The IEDC is an invaluable resource to economic development organizations around the globe, and I look forward to contribute to IEDC’s mission to ‘provide leadership and excellence in economic development for [their] communities, members, partnerships.’”

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. GO Topeka is a certified Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO) through the IECD.

“Molly is a recognized leader in the international economic development field.” said Matt Pivarnik, president & CEO of the Greater Topeka Partnership. “As a certified economic developer and having lead GO Topeka through the process to be recognized as Kansas’ only Accredited Economic Development Organization, her knowledge and expertise is regularly sought out by industry peers.” 

The IEDC Board of Directors met to approve board and committee nominations on October 16, 2019, at the JW Marriot Indianapolis. The new term will begin January 1, 2020 and ends December 31, 2021.

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