Posted by The Right Place | Posted in Business Development
Grand Rapids, MI (January 31, 2012) – Continuing its efforts to aid growing West Michigan companies and recruit new employers to the area, officials from The Right Place, Inc. announced today the hiring of former City of Wyoming Downtown Development Authority Director Megan Sall as its newest Business Development Manager. Sall, a noted economic development professional, was hired in January. She will actively represent the Right Place to businesses located in West Michigan or who are interested in locating in West Michigan.
“We’re pleased to welcome Megan to The Right Place and back to West Michigan,” says Birgit Klohs, President and CEO, The Right Place. “Her experience in state and local government and international development will be a tremendous addition to our business development team.”
Sall brings more than five years of economic development experience to her new role. She most recently served as a program manager for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), based in Washington D.C., where her responsibilities included managing all administrative aspects of ICMA International’s Regional Afghan Municipal Program for Urban Populations programs, a portfolio valued at $25 million which covers the eastern, western, and northern regional command centers in Afghanistan. Prior to that Sall spent nearly four years in administrative roles for the City of Wyoming. She holds a masters of public administration and bachelors of arts degree in international relations from Grand Valley State University.