Morgan County EDC Selects Development Exec

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The Morgan County Economic Development Corp. has named Lindsay Beckman director of business development. She most recently served as international trade program manager for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Jenuary 2, 2013

News Release

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. - Lindsay Beckman has joined the Morgan County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) as the Director of Business Development.

Beckman most recently was employed as the International Trade Program Manager for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in Indianapolis. Prior to her role with the State of Indiana, Lindsay worked as the Assistant Global Trade Development Manager for the Ohio Development Services Agency in Columbus, Ohio.

"I am thrilled to have Lindsay on our team," said Executive Director Chelsey Manns. "With Lindsay's background and passion for helping businesses grow, we couldn't have asked for a better addition to assist Morgan County businesses. She brings a perspective on state economic development programs that should be of interest to many companies here."

Beckman will work with both existing and new businesses in Morgan County. "We recognize that our existing employers have already invested in our community, and employ our residents; they deserve abundant service from our organization. Lindsay and I will be able to increase the MCEDC's outreach to the employers who are currently here," Manns commented.

Beckman holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio with concentrations in Spanish and Sociology. As a Morgan County native, Lindsay is excited to return home.

"The county's leadership has taken positive steps to enhance the Morgan County economy, and I am excited to be a part of that effort," said Beckman. "As a native to Morgan County, there is nowhere else I would rather serve."

About Morgan County Economic Development Corp.

Morgan County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is the countywide economic development organization serving Morgan County, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis. The MCEDC works to attract new companies to the county and assists existing companies by providing educational opportunities and resources that foster growth.

Source: Morgan County Economic Development Corp.