WCEDC News and Updates
Rachel Gocken Joins WCEDC!
April 17, 2012
The Warren County Economic Development Corporation (WCEDC) announces that Rachel Gocken has joined the organization as the Administrative & Communications Coordinator.
Rachel was born and raised in Indianola and graduated from Indianola High School in the class of 2002. Rachel also graduated from DMACC in Ankeny, IA with an Associate in Arts Degree in 2005.
In 2007, Rachel began working for the Indianola Chamber of Commerce where she assisted with facilitating business programs for Indianola area business as well as planning community events. “I gained excellent experience in this position and enjoyed working with the Indianola business community and volunteers. I am grateful for the experiences I had with the Chamber and for the opportunities available to me now doing economic development work with WCEDC.”
Rachel is currently attending Simpson College where she will receive her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. Rachel lives in Indianola with her husband Kurt their four children.
“We are excited that Rachel is joining WCEDC”, said Jason White, WCEDC Executive Director. “Our goal always is to assemble a small, yet dedicated, talented team of expert professionals who our investors can rely upon to get results through our GroWARRENow initiative. Rachel is well-known, has a great reputation in the community and her approach fits the type of organization we strive to be.”
The mission of Warren County Economic Development Corporation is to increase the level of capital investment and number of jobs in Warren County. The organization is aware of and is pursuing more than 60 opportunities for Warren County. More information about WCEDC and the biographies of all staff members can be found by visiting www.wcedc.com .
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