Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Visits Hawkeye
By: Public Relations and Marketing
Date Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Iowa Department of Economic Development Director Debi Durham and Business Development Manager Beth Balzer visited Hawkeye Community College today to discuss workforce needs and economic development. Durham’s visit to Hawkeye was her first stop in two-day visit to the Cedar Valley. A strong advocate for workforce development, Durham oversees a number of state wide training initiatives to recruit companies and workers to the state of Iowa.
At Hawkeye, Durham visited with President Linda Allen about the College’s business training programs and how the college is preparing workers. Durham toured Hawkeye’s two areas of excellence: healthcare and transportation.