Monday, July 27, 2020

On Friday July 24th the Grant County Development Corporation board of directors met to accept Bobbie Bohlen’s resignation as Executive Director of Grant County’s economic development entity. Bohlen has served as the full time Director since September of 2011, when she succeeded George Smith’s long tenure in this position.

Bohlen has been instrumental in numerous projects that have improved the economic, educational, and all-around way of life in Grant County. Bohlen is stepping down as Director to pursue other personal and professional interests. She will remain in office until September 15, in hopes of assisting in the transition of a new Director.

A search will begin immediately for a replacement. If you have interest in the position please send a cover letter and resume to Interested parties can view a full job description on the Grant County Development Corporations web site at
Dave Hicks, President of the Development Corporation, will spearhead the hiring process. “Bobbie will be a hard act to follow. She has put a foundation in place for us to continue to grow. As a Board it is our responsibility to make sure that we take advantage of this opportunity. Now is not the time to hit pause, it is the time to act, as Bobbie has continually reminded us. We thank her for her success and wish her the best in her new endeavors.”

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