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Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation - Executive Director Resume Example

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Lily Sanders
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic executive director with a solid history of achievement in economic and community development. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include , [Skill 2] and [Skill 3].

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Listening
  • Strategic Partnerships 
  • Community Resilience 
  • Policy Development 
  • Value-Added Program Development 
Executive Director , 09/2007 to Present
Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation Casco, WI
  • Advanced economic growth through existing business development
  • Wrote and implemented a strategic plan
  • Develop and write content for all marketing materials including, websites, social media, organization presentations, newsletters, annual reports and media releases. 
  • Oversee community and media outreach on behalf of Kewaunee County Economic Development   
  • Budget development, oversight and fundraising     
  • Prepare and submit budget requests or grant proposals to solicit program funding
  • Prepare requests for proposal  
  • Supervised lobbying activities to advance economic development 
Deputy Director of Economic Development , 11/2005 to 09/2007
City of Green Bay Green Bay, WI
  • Act as a liaison between business and government
  • Provide technical assistance to existing and start-up businesses 
  • Communicate and implement the city's business attraction strategy 
  • Participate on the city leadership team
  • Prepare and coordinate Tax Increment Financing Plans 
  • Manage the business retention and expansion program management
  • Represent the city at special events
  • Facilitate land sales
Business Development Specialist , 01/2001 to 11/2005
City of Green Bay Green Bay , WI
  • Act as a liaison between business and government
  • Manage the business retention and expansion program
  • Prepare and coordinate Tax Increment Financing Plans
  • Coordinate advertising and special events
  • Facilitating land sales
  •  Manage revolving loan fund and other economic incentive programs
Professional Staff, 01/1999 to 12/2000
United States Senate Washington , DC
  • Served as a legislative assistant
  • Wrote and edited legislative statements for the Senator
  • Help coordinate Senate Hearings
  • Maintained and updated website
Master of Science: Management , May 2007 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay - Green Bay, WI
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science , May 1997 Central College - Pella , IA
Community Service
  • Door Kewaunee Business & Education Partnership Board of Directors 
  • 2007- present 
  • Kewaunee County Revolving Loan Fund Committee 2007-present
  • Horizon Community Credit Union Board of Directors (past) & Credit Committee
  • Algoma Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2012 - 2014
  • Kewaunee County Nuclear Decommissioning Task Force Staff, 2013 
  • Regional Economic Strategy Team Lead Facilitator, 2012 - 2014 
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Association Board of Directors, 2008-2011
  • Appointment to Special Legislative Committee on Strategic Job Creation 
  • Member of Kewaunee County Rotary Commissioner for Brown County Planning Commission, 2001-2005
  • Chair-person for Advance Brown County Retention Committee, 2003 and 2004
US Economic Development Authority Economic Adjustment Grant (co-applicant)
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Capacity Building Grant
Wisconsin Department of Tourism Joint Effort Marketing Grant
Wisconsin Department of Tourism Joint Effort Marketing Grant
Wisconsin Public Service Commission
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry Grant
Wisconsin Department of Commerce Waterfront Redevelopment Planning Grant
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Previous Companies:

  • Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation
  • City of Green Bay
  • United States Senate

Previous Job Positions:

  • Executive Director
  • Deputy Director of Economic Development
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Professional Staff


  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Central College

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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