Northeast Metro Business VHEDC 2018 - Page 10

VHEDC INTERNS Ling Becker, VHEDC Executive Director, says, “This past year, VHEDC had several folks who live in the community serve as interns and midterns. They provided skills and insights to help us deliver our mission and all did a great job! Each worked on a variety of projects that contributed to the economic vitality of the community.” 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS DEBBY GUSTAFSON, President Twin Cities Metro CDC BROOKE OLSON Brooke Olson, VHEDC summer intern (2017), worked directly with Executive Director Ling Becker and was tasked with a variety of responsibilities related to major events, including the Annual Golf Tournament, the Wunderkammer Youth Workforce event and the Annual Dinner and Awards event. Additionally, she interviewed Jackie O’Connell, CEO of IPS CRANES, for VHEDC’s Women in Industry series. Olson is currently enrolled in Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business and will graduate spring of 2019 with a double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management ERIC JOHANNES, Vice President IC System BECKY BJORGUM, Past President Innovize MARGUERITE DEFORE, Secretary MidWestOne Bank BRIAN DEUEL, Treasurer Olsen Thielen & Associates