Former City of Muscatine Community Development Coordinator Adam Thompson has been named Director of Economic Development of the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce.
According to a news release, Thompson will coordinate new and existing business expansion and retention projects with various local, state and federal economic development agencies and governments. He will also work with local governments and community leaders in planning, developing, and implementing community or economic development projects or programs, according to the news release.
Thompson spent the past four years with the city. He received his master of science degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Iowa, where he also received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering with a minor in entrepreneurship.