Doug Neumann serves as the Executive Director of the Economic Alliance, and he previously served as its executive vice president. Prior to creation of the Economic Alliance in 2012, Doug had been president & CEO of the Cedar Rapids Downtown District. His work in the Cedar Rapids area began nearly 30 years ago as a newspaper reporter and editor. He also has served in public policy and communication roles with the City of Cedar Rapids and the former Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce.
Doug is the immediate past chair of the statewide Iowa Chamber Alliance, and also serves on the board of directors at Brucemore and the Linn County Housing Fund. Among many civic and volunteer activities, he has served on the board of directors of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, the Arc of East Central Iowa, the Cedar Rapids Kernels Foundation and the NewBo City Market Board.
Doug graduated with a degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Doug and his wife, Jen have two daughters Anna and Grace.
Contact Doug at email@example.com or by phone at 319.730.1414.
Economic Alliance Team
|Christine Brewer, receptionist |
|Ron Corbett, vice president of economic development |
|Jule Day, communications manager |
|Ellie Evans, workforce specialist |
|Erin Foley, programs specialist |
|Colin Glandon, maintenance specialist |
|Stephanie Hamilton, business support strategist |
|Clarissa Koch, design and multimedia specialist |
|Jessica Komisar, leadership program & administrative specialist |
|Julie Kraft, interim communications director |
|Anne Laugen, membership growth specialist |
|Mike Lukan, economic development project manager |
|Evan McGuire, maintenance supervisor |
|Barbra Solberg, public policy strategist |
|Tyanna Stephenson, accounting specialist |
|Maddix Stovie, event planner |
|Jesse Thoeming, Downtown executive director |
|Laura Thomas, research and analytics specialist |
|Jamie Toledo, economic development relationship manager |
|Phil Wasta, MedQuarter executive director |
|Audrey Wheeler, operations director |
|Caleb Woods, communications specialist |
Strategic Partnerships - Iowa BIG
|Laura Seyfer, Iowa BIG community development specialist |