“We always say we’re accessible, we’re affordable and we’re skilled.”— Linda Green, Vice President, Economic Development
These are some of the main selling points that IALR’s Vice President of Economic Development Linda Green and her team and partner organizations use when recruiting new companies to locate in Southern Virginia.
Listen to the newest episode of IALR’s biweekly podcast, “Inside IALR,” for an engaging snapshot of economic development in Southern Virginia. What is economic development, and why does it matter for our region? Listen wherever you get podcasts to find out.
In this episode, Linda defines economic development, emphasizing that it is not a simple, short-term or one-size-fits-all approach. Linda shares how her team works to recruit companies and promote growth for existing industries, highlights the selling points they make to companies, and explains what economic development looks like in Southern Virginia.