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North Dakota Economic Development Foundation Announces New Board Member
Post Date: Mar 09 2015

By ND Commerce
Commerce Commissioner Alan Anderson announced a new member of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation board today, Danita Bye with Dakota Leadership in Stanley.

Bye is the founder of Dakota Leadership and Sales Growth Specialists, a leadership development and management consulting firm. Bye brings 30 years of success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics industries. She is a frequent speaker at entrepreneurial events, including Carlson’s School of Management and the nationally recognized, Project Skyway. Bye is on the Board of Trustees at University of Sioux Falls and has a Masters in Transformational Leadership from Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. 

“Danita brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the business community and will be a great addition to our board.” Anderson said.
The North Dakota Economic Development Foundation is a private foundation established by the Legislature in 2001 to provide private-sector guidance and oversight of the state's economic development efforts. The Foundation board helps create strategic plans to strengthen and broaden North Dakota’s economic development.
The Foundation establishes and maintains a strategic plan for economic development managed by twenty-three business leaders from all corners of the state. The board meets quarterly to monitor progress toward economic development goals, to discuss major business and economic issues, and to offer suggestions for improving North Dakota's business climate. Each member of the board serves a two-year term.
The North Dakota Department of Commerce works to improve the quality of life for North Dakota citizens by leading efforts to attract, retain and expand wealth. Commerce serves businesses and communities statewide through committed people and partners who offer valuable programs and dynamic services.
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