Listening in business starts at the top – KEDA Board Members make the difference

It All Starts at The Top . . . By Listening to The Rank and File A message from John T. Powers, KEDA Executive Director for the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal 2018 marks the 35th year our Kitsap Economic Development Alliance has served local businesses with a broad portfolio of business development services. As I reflect on the value imparted to our local community by […] Read more »

Third Generation Kitsap Business Owner Elected KEDA Board Chair

Ben Anderson, Art Anderson Associates, elected Chair for Kitsap Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance celebrated 2015, looked forward to 2016 and beyond and elected new members to their board of directors at the March 30, 2016 Annual Meeting.  The elections also included a new officer slate of: Ben Anderson, Art Anderson Associates – KEDA Board Chair Monica Blackwood, Rice […] Read more »

Why endeavor to develop our economy?

The KPBJ | JOHN POWERS ~ KEDA  … the answer lies at the core of our purpose, passion, commitment to our communities’ future. “To Survive and Thrive!” This was the overarching collective response of the economic development leaders gathered at our alliance’s recent board retreat when asked: “What’s our intention as economic development leaders — what’s the deeper purpose (the Big ”Why”) that is worthy of our best efforts […] Read more »