The Johnson County Development Corp. has named Dana Monson as executive director/chief executive officer. Monson had been serving interim executive director and coordinator of the affiliated Aspire Johnson County program.
“Dana has been an outstanding leader during our transition. She is highly respected within our community and among regional and state economic development organizations. She is a true advocate of our county’s economic growth,” said Patrick Sherman, JCDC Board Chair.
Monson joined JCDC in May 2012 and helped launch Aspire Johnson County, which promotes community engagement, talent attraction and retention. She formerly was Utility and Business Manager for the Town of Edinburgh and was recently awarded the Excellence in Economic Development Partnership Achievement award from Duke Energy of Indiana.