"We help bring your vision to reality."
Okotoks Economic Development is a team of individuals dedicated to supporting business within the community. Economic Development is an integral part of the Town's Community Growth and Investment team, which is an interdisciplinary team comprised of the following Town business centres: Economic Development, Planning, Safety Codes, Engineering and Sustainability.
“I love the sense of purpose and fulfillment that comes with knowing that my work makes a real difference in people's lives. Overall, I would say that my favorite thing about working in economic development is the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to local businesses in my community.”
Josh Welz, Economic Development Specialist
“Working with the community, and helping businesses navigate the economic landscape is what drew me to economic development and what keeps me motivated day in and day out. No day is the same, and I love the opportunity to get to know my community, my business owners and learn more about business overall.”
Mandy Franke, Economic Development Administrator
|“I really enjoy interacting with the community and being a part of a new businesses’ journey. Seeing their dream or idea become a reality for them is wonderful! It is so rewarding, knowing that I was able to make the process, even just a little bit easier for them to navigate.”