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:

Angela Groeneveld, BREC
Angela Groeneveld Consulting

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

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

Lucretia Freeman-Buster, MBA
Charles County Economic Development Department

Jordan Zeller, BREC
East Central Regional Development Commission

Teresa Evans, BREP
Jefferson City, MO

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

James Eldridge, BREC
Ada Jobs Foundation

South Dakota
Paul Thares, BREC
South Dakota State University

Genora Young, BREC
Gonzales, Texas

Michael Paris, BREC
City of Norfolk’s Department of Economic Development

Don’t see an ambassador for your state/province?  Contact Ryan Kelly at 601.602.8074 or 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.