The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, has announced James Oltman as the Kansas director to serve on the SEDC Board of Directors.
“As a professional association, our main goal is to provide tangible benefits to our members, allowing them to advance the economic prosperity of the area they serve. James will be a great asset in helping us achieve this goal,” said Bob Helton, SEDC chairman for 2021.
The state director will serve a two-year term on SEDC’s board. Oltman is president of Elevate Edgerton! in Edgerton.
The Southern Economic Development Council is a 900+ member nonprofit organization composed of a broad cross-section of active and influential industrial and economic developers from business and industry, utilities, transportation, financial and education institutions, chambers of commerce, and local, regional, and state development agencies.
SEDC is the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. Founded in 1946, the Council is a nonprofit membership organization of 900+ active and influential economic development professionals representing: local, regional, and state economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, business and industry, utilities, transportation, finance, and education. Through conferences and meetings, research and publications, networking, and educational opportunities, SEDC enables members to advance their common interest – the promotion and enhancement of the economic development profession. For more information, visit www.sedc.org.