CANCELED: Kansas City: Marketing the Dynamic Metro


March 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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HJ's Youth and Community Center - St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
6425 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64113




Kansas City: Marketing the Dynamic Metro

March Program Meeting
March 17, 2020 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Come hear Jill McCarthy from the Kansas City Area Development Council tell us all about how they market Kansas City to new businesses! This exciting program is not to be missed!

Jill L. McCarthy
Senior Executive | Corporate Attraction

With more than 25 years’ experience, Jill leads a high-achieving business recruitment team for KCADC—working with companies and national site location consultants considering the Kansas City metropolitan area for expansion or relocation. Jill is responsible for the implementation of strategic initiatives directing more deal flow to the KC region.

Jill works across multiple disciplines including IT, data centers, headquarters, shared and customer service operations, and industrial projects. Jill drives several of KCADC's outreach and hosting events, briefings and site visits. She has worked with numerous companies, including ChowNow, Littler, Magna Intl, Martinrea Intl, OptumRx, Thryv, U.S. Bank, USDA and the U.S. Marine Corps.

Jill holds board positions at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Kansas City Advisory Board, KC Tech Council, CREW KC, and Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland. Jill is involved in several other professional organizations: CoreNet Global, 7x24 Exchange, AFCOM, ACCP, IEDC as well as the state economic development peer groups, KEDA and MEDC. She was the 2019 Co-Chair of the Queens of the Diamond event supporting the KC MLB Urban Youth Academy; and a 2018 Honoree of the KCBJ Women Who Mean Business.

KCADC is a private, non-profit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county Greater Kansas City region of 2.5 million. Working closely with its state, community and corporate partners, KCADC markets the region’s business and lifestyle assets to companies around the world. KCADC’s clients consistently rank our team the No. 1 Regional Economic Development Group in the nation. KCADC also leads the efforts behind the KC Animal Health Corridor, KC SmartPort and TeamKC.

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