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City of Auburn Hills
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Stephanie Carroll, Manager of Business Development and Community Relations, named President of the Michigan Economic Developers Association
Auburn Hills, MI---December 8, 2015---The City of Auburn Hills, a dynamic community committed to innovation and growth, announced today that Stephanie Carroll was named President of the Michigan Economic Developers Association. Carroll served on the MEDA Board before she was named President. She has been with MEDA for 11 years and is also co-chair of the Emerging Leaders Committee. At the City of Auburn Hills, she was recently promoted to Manager of Business Development and Community Relations.
“As a seventeen-year employee of the City of Auburn Hills, Stephanie will bring to her role as president of MEDA a wealth of knowledge and an energy and passion for economic development on behalf of all Michigan stakeholders and for those who might be considering Michigan as their business address,” says City Manager Tom Tanghe.
MEDA was founded in 1960, and its goal is to undertake education, networking and advocacy on economic development for and in support of its members, partners and stakeholders.
City Manager Tanghe adds, “The election of Stephanie Carroll as President of the Michigan Economic Developers Association is not only a recognition of her commitment to economic development in Michigan, but is also an honor for the City of Auburn Hills to have one of our staff selected for this leadership position.”
About Auburn Hills
The City of Auburn Hills is a distinguished leader in southeast Michigan. Home to approximately 23,000 residents, as well as a workday population of approximately 100,000, Auburn Hills continues to be a thriving global business address. It is home to over 70 international corporations and hosts the World and North American headquarters for numerous outstanding businesses such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Continental Automotive Systems, Faurecia, and BorgWarner. Auburn Hills’ residents enjoy the amenities of city and suburban living with parks, a revitalized downtown district and a welcoming city complex with a library and community center. Additionally, the city has five colleges and universities, the award winning Palace of Auburn Hills entertainment complex and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, one of the state’s largest destination shopping centers, providing a variety of cultural, social and educational opportunities to residents, workers and visitors. Learn more at www.auburnhills.org.