Clarence Hulse, the executive director of the Economic Development Corp. Michigan City, Indiana, is going worldwide. Hulse was elected to the board of the International Economic Development Council for a two-year term.

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“We are honored to nominate Clarence Hulse as a member of the IEDC board of directors, and look forward to his leadership and service,” said Jeffrey Finkle, president and chief executive officer of the IEDC. Hulse has worked in a wide array of areas, including performance management, affordable housing, strategic planning, redevelopment, marketing, business recruitment, project financing and building community partnerships.

He now leads economic development efforts in Michigan City, where he’s been described as a “visionary leader.” The Belize native helped bring 3,500 new jobs and $300 million in investment to Jeffersonville. He’s also managed a $150 million real estate portfolio as a resort developer and was honored as Outstanding New Developer of the Year.

In his new role, he’ll help oversee the nonprofit membership organization serving more than 5,000 economic developers worldwide. “It is both an honor and privilege for me to serve my colleagues in this capacity,” Hulse said. Read more from…

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