Nebraska has a new Nebraska Economic Development Director.
Governor Ricketts announces he has appointed David Rippe as the state’s new economic development director. Governor Ricketts cites Rippe’s broad experience with both state and local economic development efforts here in Nebraska. Rippe currently works as the executive director for the Hastings Economic Development Corporation.
Governor Ricketts says that Rippe has worked to advance downtown revitalization efforts in Hastings and has helped to lead the community’s talent and workforce development initiatives.
Rippe previously worked as a business recruiting consultant for the Department of Economic Development and an analyst for the Legislative Fiscal Office.