Gary Marx, Principal, BlueCap Economic Advisors has been awarded recertification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) effective July 1, 2019. Marx first achieved the Certified Economic Developer designation in 2010. CEcD recertification, required every three years, was awarded to Marx, who met demanding requirements for continued education and service to the profession. With over 30 years of economic development experience, Marx has led BlueCap in advising clients about site selection and economic development incentives that support corporate real estate decisions.
The designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is a highly recognized national recognition that denotes a mastery of principal skills in economic development, professional attainment, and a commitment to professional growth. Marx first earned certification by passing a rigorous three-part, two-day examination, testing his knowledge, proficiency, and judgment in the critical areas of economic development.
As highly skilled economic development practitioners, Marx and over 1,000 other Certified Economic Developers work with public officials, business leaders, and community members to create and retain high-quality jobs, establish economic vibrancy, and improve quality of life for the people they serve.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 4,500 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban and local to international, IEDC’s members are engaged in the full range of economic development experience. Given the breadth of economic development work, IEDC members are employed in a wide variety of settings including local, state, provincial and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities and a variety of other institutions. When we succeed, our members create high-quality jobs, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions.
Learn more about IEDC: www.iedconline.org