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TBED People & Orgs

July 13, 2011

Pamela Goldberg has been appointed as the executive director of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Currently, Goldberg serves as director of entrepreneurial leadership at Tufts University.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley announced the appointment of Greg Canfield as the new director of the Alabama Development Office. Current ADO director Seth Hammett is returning to his position with PowerSouth Energy. Canfield is expected to begin his duties on or before Aug. 1.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced that Jim Leftwich is resigning as director of the Development Department. Leftwich, former CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition, stepped in as former director Mark Kvamme moved to a different position within the administration.

Renew Moline has chosen Janet Mathis as interim executive director. Mathis is founder and president of The Development Consortium, a development consulting firm. Renew Moline has formed a search committee to find a permanent executive director.

The St. Gregory's University Board of Directors announced its decision to hire Greg Main, former head of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., as its 15th president.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology announced that manufacturing industry executive Michael Molnar has been appointed the agency's first-ever chief manufacturing officer. Molnar currently serves as director of environmental policy and sustainable development at the Columbus, Ind., headquarters of Cummins Inc.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership has unveiled a new and shortened name: Greater MSP. And it has added Gene Goddard as the director of business investment. Previously, Goddard spent two decades with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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