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New City/CRA Economic Development Director Named
Goodrich will plan and and implement business and economic development programs and strategies jointly for the City and the CRA, with particular emphasis on the downtown and other business corridors within the City. Specific duties will include establishing and implementing business attraction and retention strategies, incentive programs, marketing, and workforce development.
“Joan brings decades of experience and a highly successful record to Delray Beach” said Diane Colonna, CRA Executive Director. “We are very pleased to welcome her to our economic development team.”
Goodrich has more than 25 years’ experience in business development, marketing and economic development. She previously led a recruiting team in the attraction, expansion and retention of 52 companies to the City of Coral Springs, resulting in more that $150 million in economic impact on the local economy, and the addition of $215 million in non-residential taxable value to the city. Goodrich brings leadership experience with particular expertise in areas such as fundraising and grants, c-level executive management and policy and development advocacy.
To learn more about other CRA projects and initiatives, visit the CRA website at www.delraycra.org or call the CRA office at (561) 276-8640.