Category: CEO Steve Dust

5 on Friday: Fuel for Thought February 9, 2018

by Steve Dust, CEO, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber 5 on Friday is a two-way street: please send me recommendations on books, reports, articles, blogs, videos, or anything you’re reading or watching that impacts business and the economy. ONE What’s next? You Have an Amazing Opportunity By now, most of you have heard that

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5 on Friday: Fuel for Thought February 2, 2018

by Steve Dust, CEO, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber 5 on Friday is a two-way street: please send me recommendations on books, reports, articles, blogs, videos, or anything you’re reading or watching that impacts business and the economy. ONE: Did that Chicken Ever Cluck? Rib Have a Rib in it? Ribeye Have a Bone

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In the Media: Dust never settled for status quo

From an editorial in The Courier, January 28, 2018 “At the outset, Dust had more tasks than a short-order cook. The biggest was transforming some former John Deere manufacturing buildings at the company’s Westfield Avenue site into the Cedar Valley TechWorks, an ag-industrial product and business development center… Dust couldn’t do it alone. And he

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In the Media: Steve Dust to leave Greater Cedar Valley Alliance after 14 years

“‘I’m not retiring,’” Dust said. ‘I think what made me successful here, to the extent that I was, was my experience and skills in helping organizations find that vision, refine it, and create the organization and build the organization. That’s what I’ve done. That’s what I enjoy and that’s what I’m successful with.’ ‘Just as

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Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber CEO Steve Dust Is Resigning

Dust Will Continue to Run Alliance & Chamber Operations and Assist the Executive Committee with the Search for His Replacement in Interim Cedar Valley of Iowa—Steve Dust, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber (GCVAC) CEO, announced he will be leaving the organization he helped bring together 14 years ago when he was recruited to the executive

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5 ON FRIDAY: FUEL FOR THOUGHT January 12, 2017

by Steve Dust, CEO, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber 5 on Friday is a two-way street: please send me recommendations on books, reports, articles, blogs, videos, or anything you’re reading or watching that impacts business and the economy.   ONE: Deere Prospectus Manufacturing dominates the Cedar Valley economy. John Deere dominates Cedar Valley manufacturing

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In the Media: Dust comments on possible ALO runway closing

“Steve Dust, an airport board member and director of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance and Chamber, said he believes the airport property could be attractive to new employers. ‘We’ve got 300 acres around our airport that’s been planned for industrial development,” Dust said. ‘One of the things that’s becoming more and more important again is

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