2024 Governor's Conference on Economic Development

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Key Personnel

Travis Dovre

Finance Director

Travis oversees all of the financial programs that the GOED provides to assist businesses. In addition, he provides supervision to meet the fiscal and office management needs of the department.

Adam Molseed

Adam Molseed

Business Development Director

Adam oversees the business development team and their efforts to retain and expand existing businesses in South Dakota. Out-of-state businesses focused on key industries are also part of the recruitment efforts.

Joe Fiala

Partner Relations Director

Joe is responsible for overseeing the partner relations team’s efforts on a statewide economic development strategy that will assist local economic development corporations in positioning their community or region for economic growth.

Ann Gesick-Johnson

Business Analytics Director

Ann oversees business analytics efforts. Business analytics uses data to show the economic growth for the state as well as making the case for businesses and people to make South Dakota their home.

Missy Sinner

Missy Sinner

Marketing Director

Missy leads the marketing team’s efforts in workforce recruitment and to promote the happenings of GOED and its partners. GOED’s six key industries are at the forefront of stories showcased across the state and beyond through a variety of ways, including press releases, videos, stories, social media, and more.

South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development

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