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Key Personnel

Travis Dovre

Director of Administration

Travis provides direction, coordination and supervision to meet the fiscal, human resources and office management need of the department.


Joe Fiala

Development Director

Joe is responsible for coordinating the business development team’s efforts on in-state expansions and out-of-state recruitment. He also oversees a statewide community development strategy that will assist local economic development corporations in positioning their community or region for economic growth.


Greta Stewart

Communications Director

Greta oversees the communications division and coordinates and implements the office communications efforts including press releases, media advisories, and feature articles. She works closely with directors, staff, and the media to ensure effective internal and external communications.


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