April 28: What Can We Learn from Past Disasters? | COVID-19 MINISERIES
April 28: What Can We Learn from Past Disasters? | COVID-19 MINISERIES 150 150 America's Jobs Team

Gray Swoope and Nancy Blum-Heintz of VisionFirst Advisors joined Consultant Connect recently for a live Zoom presentation to share their experiences with economic recovery after a crisis. As Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority under Governor Haley Barbour, Gray led the efforts in Mississippi post-Hurricane Katrina to reestablish business and community connectivity. Nancy was the Communications Director at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection under Governor Charlie Crist during the BP oil spill. Tune in now to hear their insights on how to begin the process of restoration and reinvention to propel us forward into a renaissance! You can follow along with the slides here.

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America’s Jobs Team has been interviewing economic developers and site consultants regarding their experiences with COVID-19 to ensure our audience has access to a large vault of knowledge. Now is the time to pivot from reaction to reinvention, and we are excited to bring you content that will help economic development professionals become agents of change. Subscribe to our podcast to ensure you have all the latest content as soon as it is released!

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