NEI Hires Dan Bish as Vice President of Business Development

FORT WAYNE – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership (NEI) has hired Dan Bish to be its Vice President of Business Development.

Bish will be responsible for driving NEI’s business attraction goals and objectives, developing strategic partnerships nationally and building relationships with key stakeholders.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to bring my experience and skill set to the team at NEI. Working in economic development for multiple municipalities, regions and different states gives me a unique background and perspective that I’m eager to bring to Northeast Indiana,” Bish said. “I’m looking forward to getting to know the great communities in the region and working with them to implement a comprehensive business development strategy that will capitalize on existing regional momentum.”

Bish comes with over a decade of experience in economic development. Previously, Bish worked for the Allegheny County Economic Development organization as the Business Development Manager. Before that, he was the Community & Economic Development Specialist for over five years at the economic development corporation in Montgomery County, Ohio.

“Please join us in welcoming Dan Bish as our new Vice President of Business Development. After a competitive national search, we are thrilled to have Dan join our team. His expertise and vision are key assets that will propel the Northeast Indiana region towards new heights of success,” President and CEO of NEI Stéphane Frijia said. “We look forward to the innovative and dynamic strategies Dan will introduce to enhance our community’s economic landscape. Welcome aboard, Dan!”

Bish earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Saint Vincent College. He earned his master’s degree in public administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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