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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards.

The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool of nominations made by members of AAED.

The William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development was given to Robert Riley, director, economic development, Kingman Airport Authority, Inc.

This award recognizes outstanding achievements by an individual who has made significant contributions to economic development efforts in Arizona and demonstrated a sustained commitment to AAED.

Riley was honored for his accomplishments in economic development throughout Arizona over a nearly 40-year period.

The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and also to the economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool of nominations made by members of AAED.

Overall, eight EDDEs were presented during an evening awards dinner at the AAED Spring Conference in Prescott.  Other winners are:

  • Deirdre Booth-Gilmore, CPSM, president of TankGirl Marketing, Member of the Year.
  • Mike Hoover, economic development manager, city of Surprise, Economic Developer of the Year, Large Community.
  • Vincent “Skip” Becker, president and CEO of La Paz Economic Development Corp., Economic Developer of the Year, Small Community.
  • City of Scottsdale Economic Development Department, Large Organization of the Year.
  • Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona (ECoNA), Small Organization of the Year.
  • Stan Flowers, workforce development supervisor for the city of Phoenix, Workforce Practitioner of the Year.
  • Dawn Rogers, business development for Coreslab Structures, New Member of the Year.

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.

For more information on AAED, visit www.aaed.com or call (602) 240-2233.

Bob Riley with children

 

Carol & Skip Becker


Dawn Rogers and Steve Spears (co-worker...boss)
City of Scottsdale Econa Mike Hoover and Jeanine Jerkovic (his boss) Stan Flowers and Carol Curtis ( 2013 Winner)
Deirdre Gilmore

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