Mark Maliskey has joined the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) staff as its Marketing and Communications Manager. Maliskey will coordinate strategic marketing and manage all internal and external communications with key stakeholders. He will work to keep EDC members informed of organizational activities and continue to market the Grand Forks region as an exceptional place to grow and establish primary sector business.
“I am excited to join a dedicated team of community leaders and be part of the EDC’s mission to expand economic opportunity for the Grand Forks region. I am looking forward to showcasing the bountiful opportunities that our community offers and streamlining communications with our clients and members,” said Maliskey.
EDC President & CEO Keith Lund said, “The EDC is thrilled to have Mark on staff. With his strong marketing, management, and content curation background, we know that Mark’s skills will be an invaluable asset to the EDC’s team.”
Maliskey comes to the EDC from the University of North Dakota where he served as the Marketing Manager for Dining Services and Housing & Residence Life. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan and a Master of Business Administration in Digital Marketing and Innovation from North Dakota State University. He has in-depth knowledge and experience with communication and marketing, managing teams, and project management.
The Grand Forks Region EDC works collaboratively to foster an environment that attracts innovative people and business investment to Grand Forks County and the surrounding region, enhancing economic vitality for long-term prosperity and growth.