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About the Iowa Economic Development Authority

The Iowa Economic Development Authority's (IEDA) mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business. Through two main divisions – business development and community development – IEDA administers several state and federal programs to meet its goals of assisting individuals, communities and businesses.

IEDA works to achieve its mission and goals to benefit Iowans while maintaining a high level of transparency. This section of the site includes reports, board information, public notices, job vacancies, requests for proposals (RFPs) and more.

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Iowa Economic Development Authority
1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200
Des Moines, Iowa 50315 USA

Director's Office

Debi Durham, Director
Director Durham's Biography

Media Contacts

For IEDA media inquiries or interview requests, contact:

Kanan Kappelman

For media inquiries regarding the Iowa Tourism Office, contact:

Jessica O'Riley

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