Economic Development Matters
Our podcast talks about all matters related to regional economic development—and why it matters. Tune in as we interview private and public sector experts in economic development strategy to discuss how stakeholders and partners can work together to compete in the global marketplace.
We discuss how to compete in the global economy and build a sustainable and prosperous region to enhance the quality of life in our communities. Economic Development Matters is a platform to share knowledge, policy and research related to economic development, and discuss foreign investment attraction.
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Manager, Brand Strategy & Communications
A born storyteller, Sherri loves the thrill that comes from taking complex issues and translating them into simple messages that are easily understood. Having lived in and around Edmonton all her life, she’s excited to be able to use her love of the written word to promote the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. A true Edmontonian, Sherri lives for the summer months when you can often find her hitting up the various Edmonton festivals, camping with friends or hanging out in a park with her nose in a book.
Senior Manager, Policy and Advocacy
Brianna is a master at breaking down difficult concepts and encouraging others to consider the big picture. She’s excited to help our region improve its global competitiveness by developing policy solutions and providing thought leadership on economic transformation.Brianna has several years of experience working at public policy think tanks and has had her work featured in media outlets and institutions across the country. She grew up in Calgary, earning a Master’s degree in political science at the University of Calgary, and has since made the Edmonton region her home. A lover of learning as well as of travel, Brianna has sought out opportunities to learn about economics, philosophy, politics, and history throughout the world, including the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Brianna has an eclectic range of hobbies, from playing the flute to snowmobiling with her family in the mountains.