GAGE President Leaving

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Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville president Debbie Dewey will be leaving the organization. GAGE says Dewey has been offered a new career opportunity. She was appointed president of GAGE in 2010.

January 28, 2015

News Release

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Board of Directors for the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville announced today that Debbie Dewey, President of the Growth Alliance, has been offered a new career opportunity and will be departing the organization to pursue the opportunity.

Alfonso Vidal, Board of Directors, Chair stated, “In my previous roles with this organization, I have had the pleasure of working closely with Debbie. I am impressed with her outstanding leadership and accomplishments at the Growth Alliance and for this region. We are happy for her and her new opportunity, and it goes without saying she will be greatly missed.”

Dewey was appointed President of the Growth Alliance in September of 2010 and with the Growth Alliance staff, has delivered an outstanding record of achievement with the organization, creating more than 2,100 new jobs, retaining over 1,100 existing jobs; resulting in a positive economic impact on the Evansville community forecasted in excess of $430 million dollars per year.

“Being able to work with the Growth Alliance team and its Board of Directors over the past four and a half years has been a blessing,” stated Dewey. “I am proud of the work that we have done and know that this team will continue to be a tremendous asset to the community.”

Dewey will transition out of her role at the Growth Alliance in the upcoming weeks. The Board of Directors will work closely with her during this time to plan for a smooth transition, and will be developing and executing a succession plan.

“The opportunity before me is just one that I couldn’t pass up. My new employer will be making an announcement in the near future, so stay tuned,” concluded Dewey.

Source: Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville