Nathan Reuss hired as an economic developer for the Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
Reuss joined Michelle Marotzke in the MMDC economic development team in mid-September.
Together, Marotzke and Reuss will help stakeholders across the region of Kandiyohi County, McLeod, Meeker and Renville, as they recover from the economic wounds caused by the pandemic.
Reuss will also help stakeholders with grant applications, tackle issues such as broadband, childcare, housing and labor shortages, and help develop a comprehensive strategy for the economic development of the region.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the dynamic and talented staff of professionals at MMDC. I have had the opportunity to live and work in each of the four counties in the MMDC region and hope to be useful in the role of economic developer. Reuss said in the statement.
Reuss is a native of WIllmar and a graduate of the University of Minnesota – Morris. He has worked in the agriculture, biotechnology and public safety sectors. His professional experience includes seed research for Hi-Bred, Dow AgriSciences and Corteva Agriscience. Reuss was also a volunteer firefighter.
Together, Reuss and his two children, Eric and Rylie, enjoy spending time on the family farm and enjoying the attributes of his home region.