Category Archives: Incubator Board

Jo Eckert to Speak at Dream BIG Think BIGGER

Jo Eckert to Speak at Dream BIG Think BIGGER Jo Eckert to speak on Building an Network. As the assistant executive director of the West Des Moines Business Incubator, Jo has experience building networks! In addition to helping launch the … Continue reading

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Jo Eckert Wins Award from Technology Association of Iowa

Jo Eckert was awarded the Women of Innovation Government Agency/Non-Profit Innovation and Leadership Award in November 2014 from the Technology Association of Iowa. Assistant Executive Director of the West Des Moines Business Incubator 2012 – present, West Des Moines Economic Development … Continue reading

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Kurt Pearson Receives Service Award

Anita Messerschmidt, President, West Des Moines Business Incubator, presenting Kurt Pearson, Past President, West Des Moines Incubator with a plaque representing his service to the Incubator Board from 2009 to 2013. Clyde Evans, Executive Director, West Des Moines Business Incubator … Continue reading

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West Des Moines Economic Development Director Graduates from Prestigious Institute

Clyde E. Evans, director of Community and Economic Development for the City of West Des Moines, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute on Nov. 15, 2012 at the OU EDI fall session held in Indianapolis.

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Jo Eckert, West Des Moines Business Incubator Executive, Earns Certification

Jo Eckert, assistant executive director of the West Des Moines Business Incubator, recently completed the National Business Incubation Association’s Incubator Management Certificate Program.

The educational program provides a comprehensive and practical overview of the tasks and responsibilities of managing business incubators, … Continue reading

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