Ambassadors

The BREI Ambassador is an active, dues-paying member of the organization with a vested interest in business retention and expansion that serves as a direct contact for BREI in a region. These individuals assist with the recruitment of members, facilitation of local needs or questions, and development of local BREI-related activities.

Current BREI Ambassadors are listed below:

Alberta
Angela Groeneveld, BREC
Angela Groeneveld Consulting

Arkansas
Dennis Williamson, II, PCED, BREC
Western Arkansas Planning and Development District

Georgia
Arthur L. Brown, CEcD, CMC, BREP
LeScot Enterprises, Inc.

Maryland
Lucretia Freeman-Buster, MBA
Charles County Economic Development Department

Minnesota
Jordan Zeller, BREC
East Central Regional Development Commission

Missouri
Teresa Evans, BREP
City of Blue Springs, MO

Nova Scotia
Lorraine Boyd, BREP
Department of Municipal Affairs, Halifax

Oklahoma
James Eldridge, BREC
Ada Jobs Foundation

South Dakota
Paul Thares, BREC
South Dakota State University

Texas
Genora Young, BREC
Gonzales Economic Development Corporation

Don’t see an ambassador for your state/province?  Contact Ryan Kelly at 601.602.8074 or ryan.kelly@brei.org to discuss how we can establish an ambassador in your area.

Want to learn more about becoming an ambassador in your area?  Click here to download a document detailing how to become an ambassador.