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People On The Move & TBED Organization Updates

January 09, 2014

Ted McAleer has resigned as executive director of USTAR. Also Gary Herbert has announced the appointment of former Lt. Gov. Greg Bell as chair of the USTAR Governing Authority. Bell, now president and CEO of the Utah Hospital Association, takes the place of outgoing chair Dinesh Patel.

Martha Connolly has been named director of bioentrepreneurship, a new program supported by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

Matthew Nemerson, president of the Connecticut Technology Council for the past decade announced he has taken a new position as Mayor Toni Harps’ economic development director in New Haven.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman announced  the formation of a two-state, regional economic development organization, Advance Southwest Iowa. Mike Dellinger, who currently works with the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce, will lead Advance Southwest as its executive director. Dellinger will have an office at the Greater Omaha Chamber.

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