CIEDA Board of Trustees names new executive committee members
July 22, 2021
Originally published by CIEDAOriginally published by CIEDA
The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development (CIEDA) recently elected three members to serve as the organization's executive committee. The executive committee plays a crucial role in leading CIEDA as it facilitates the recruitment and retention of primary industry jobs, the expansion of the sales tax base, and the development of the next generation of workforce in Rogers County.
The 2021 executive committee members are:
- Chairman - Brain Green, Ira Green Construction
- Vice Chairman – Gary Collins, CF Industries
- Secretary/Treasurer – Jeff Jensen, Retired, BancFirst
Green succeeds Ryan Neely as chairman. Neely will continue his service to CIEDA and the community by serving as a board trustee.
"There are no words to adequately express our gratitude to Ryan for his leadership and service as CIEDA Chairman," said Green. "I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to serve more hometown in this position and look forward to continuing CIEDA's collaborative, county-wide economic development and workforce efforts."
The CIEDA Board of Directors represents respected leaders of key industries and community development sectors across Rogers County, including manufacturing, small business, education, and financial services. For a complete list of CIEDA board members, click here.
Our organization is witnessing a time of unprecedented economic interest in Rogers County," said CIEDA Executive Director Meggie Froman-Knight. "I am confident this momentum will continue under the leadership of Chairman Green, and anxiously await what lies ahead for the future of Claremore and Rogers County."
About the Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority
The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) is a public trust organization formed in 1948 to stimulate economic growth and development for the city of Claremore. CIEDA oversees the Claremore Industrial Park and the Claremore Regional Airport, as well as facilitates the recruitment, retention, and expansion of primary industry jobs, and expansion of the sales tax base through the recruitment of new destination retail businesses. CIEDA additionally works to ensure a regional workforce pipeline through initiatives such as Partners in Education and Learn and Earn Program.