International Economic Development Council Appoints Mignonne Hollis to Board of Directors

(SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Dec. 14, 2020) – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has appointed Mignonne Hollis, president of the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), to serve on the IEDC Board of Directors.

Hollis has been an active IEDC member for many years, most recently serving as committee chair on the Public Policy Advisory Committee.  In addition to her role as president of AAED, she serves as the executive director of the Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation. Hollis also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Small Business Association and the International Boundary and Water Commission.

Previously, Hollis was named economic developer of the year and led the Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation to be honored as small organization of the year. In her effort to support economic development in Arizona, Hollis co-writes a weekly advice column for business owners in the Sierra Vista Herald Review.

“Mignonne has played a monumental role in the development in southern Arizona,” said Carrie Kelly, executive director of AAED. “She has proven her dedication to economic growth time and time again not only in rural Arizona, but throughout the entire state and we’re glad to have her voice heard on the IEDC Board of Directors.”

About the Arizona Association for Economic Development

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice for responsible economic development through professional education, public policy, and collaboration. For more information on AAED, visit or call (602) 240-2233.

About the International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base.  IEDC’s members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities and improve the quality of life in their regions.

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