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EDC promotes Becca Cruger to director of workforce development

Cruger joined the EDC in 2017 and has taken on increased responsibility in the years since.

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Becca Cruger has been named the EDC's director of workforce development.

GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation announced it has promoted Becca Cruger to director of workforce development.

Cruger joined the EDC in 2017 and has taken on increased responsibility in the years since. In a release, the EDC said she has played an important role in expanding workforce retention and recruitment efforts in the community.

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Cruger helped spearhead the Grand Forks: Way Cooler Than You Think! Initiative, the Northern Valley Career Expo and InternGF, as well as other workforce development efforts.

“The Grand Forks Region EDC’s role in regional workforce development has expanded over the past five years, which is a direct result of Becca’s ongoing and increasing leadership,” EDC President & CEO Keith Lund said. “She is an outstanding team member who is passionate about the region and connecting companies to resources to help them drive success.”

Jacob Holley joined the Grand Forks Herald as its business reporter in June 2021.

Holley's beat at the Grand Forks Herald is broad and includes a variety of topics, including small business, national trends and more.

Readers can reach Holley at jholley@gfherald.com.Follow him on Twitter @JakeHolleyMedia.
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