TWIN FALLS — The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization has announced the appointment of Alexa Wilhelm as rural economic development coordinator — a new position in the organization.
Wilhelm is a recent graduate of Pennsylvania State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in community/environment/development with a specialization in sustainable food systems.
Wilhelm will support the economic development needs of the rural communities within Gooding, Lincoln, Twin Falls and Camas counties.
She will also develop and manage a business retention and expansion program; facilitate the development of local resources for start-ups and entrepreneurs; assist with identifying properties that are available for development or redevelopment; and link rural communities with resources to implement their economic development goals.
For more information about rural economic development services, go to southernidaho.org/reds.