Jana Jones Awarded IAMC Fellow Designation
AUSTIN, TEXAS, April 24, 2012 – Today, the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) awarded Jana Jones, Director Economic Development Services at the Boise Valley Economic Partnership, the designation IAMC Fellow. IAMC Fellows have completed the Leadership Development Program, participating in five leadership seminars in four learning categories: individual, team, emotional intelligence and general leadership.
The Leadership Development Program provides high-quality training that enhances personal and professional leadership skills. Past seminar speakers and topics include:
• Gary Kunath, the Founder and former CEO of the Summit Group: “Leading Across Generations for Improved Retention and Performance”
• Randy Pennington, the resource for leaders who expect results: “Make Change Work: Deliver Results and Add Value”
• Patricia Fripp, award-winning speaker, executive speech coach and author: “The Four Steps to Leadership: Doer, Developer, Role Model, Inspirer”
“IAMC Fellows are leaders not only in IAMC, but also in the industry at large,” said Ron Starner, executive director of IAMC. “Jana Jones is a great asset to IAMC. We are very pleased to welcome her to this prestigious group of IAMC Fellows.”
Jana Jones has been with the Boise Valley Economic Partnership since 2006, and is currently the Director of Economic Development Services. During her tenure with BVEP, she has worked on a variety of business attraction projects, assisted with local business expansions and on advocacy issues.
Prior to joining BVEP, Jana worked in the economic development field at the State of Idaho, Department of Commerce as Marketing Manager for Economic Development Division. She has also spent time in the private sector, including 12 years as President and Owner of Silver Creek Inc., a regional distributor of fresh produce in Idaho and Utah.
About the IAMC Leadership Development Program
The Leadership Development Program provides high-quality training across four broad learning categories: individual, team, emotional intelligence and general leadership. Candidates who complete the program are awarded the IAMC Fellow designation. Since 2006, 90 candidates have earned the IAMC Fellow designation.
For more information, visit http://www.iamc.org/events/leadership.cfm.
About the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC)
Founded in June 2002, the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) is the leading association of industrial asset management and corporate real estate executives, their suppliers, service providers and economic developers. IAMC is a member-focused association providing strategic insights, highest quality educational resources and exclusive networking opportunities for the leaders of the manufacturing and industrial asset management industry. As of March 2012, the membership of IAMC totaled 565.
For more information, call (770) 325-3461 or visit www.iamc.org.
Marketing Director, IAMC
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