Episode 105: How to Let Your Passion Inspire Your Purpose | Jill Marasa, Economic Development Council of St. Lucie CountyEpisode 105: How to Let Your Passion Inspire Your Purpose | Jill Marasa, Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County https://jobsteam.consultantconnect.org/wp-content/themes/corpus/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 America's Jobs Team https://jobsteam.consultantconnect.org/wp-content/themes/corpus/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg
“I’m very passionate and engaged in everything that I undertake and seek that same energy in those around me.” —Jill Marasa
What is that one thing about economic development that gets your heart beating faster, that energizes you without the assistance of caffeine? Is it the thrill of landing a new big project? Is it the urgency of solving talent problems? Or does your passion and purpose intersect with the knowledge you’re improving families’ lives not just today but for generations to come?
Today, Carla Sones talks with Jill Marasa, Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion for the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County. Jill dives into the challenges (and rewards) of communicating her role to community members who need to know the importance of economic development, why this matters to her, and how doing this well makes doing her job easier and more impactful.
Carla and Jill dive into a discussion on workforce, where Jill shares some of the innovative strategies her organization is implementing, the partnership she’s forged to drive the plan forward, and why these events have been successful as a talent strategy sure to impact folks for years to come.
Jill is recognized as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers, and her passion for her region is palpable. We are excited for you to listen in to the full conversation!
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