August 21, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
GREATER DES MOINES PARTNERSHIP WELCOMES ADAIR, GUTHRIE COUNTIES
GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Aug. 22, 2019) – The Midwest Partnership Economic Development Corporation, the economic development organization serving Adair and Guthrie Counties, has joined the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s economic development team will assist the counties on business expansion projects and relocation projects from outside the Greater Des Moines (DSM) region. With this addition, the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s economic development work now serves 10 counties representing 792,000 people.
“We are excited to join the Greater Des Moines Partnership as an economic development partner,” said Sarah Gomez, Executive Director of the Midwest Partnership Economic Development Corporation. “Our organization values service, dedication, collaboration and entrepreneurship, values we know are shared by the Greater Des Moines Partnership when helping businesses grow in our region.”
By adding two new counties under its umbrella, the Greater Des Moines Partnership has increased its ability to work collaboratively with local partners to recruit and assist new and expanding businesses. The Greater Des Moines Partnership will represent Adair and Guthrie Counties on a national and international scale.
“We are stronger as a DSM region than we are individually,” said David Maahs, Executive Vice President of Economic Development at the Greater Des Moines Partnership. “The Midwest Partnership has an excellent track record, and we are confident we can aid in their growth to strengthen our entire 10-county region.”
In addition to Adair and Guthrie Counties, the Greater Des Moines Partnership also serves Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek and Warren Counties.
About the Greater Des Moines Partnership
The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,400 Regional Business Members and more than 340 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.
About the Midwest Partnership Economic Development Corporation
Midwest Partnership, an economic development corporation serving Adair and Guthrie counties in West Central Iowa, is the region’s leading facilitator for the retention, expansion and attraction of business to create jobs and grow the tax base. Learn more at midwestpartnership.com.