• By Dana Sparks

Appointments to DMC Economic Development Agency Board

November 8, 2013

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Mayo Clinic is announcing the appointment of six members to the DMC Economic Development Agency (EDA) Board who will oversee the private economic development corporation authorized by state statute to provide a wide range of planning, development and marketing services to the Destination Medical Center Corporation (DMCC). Mayo president and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., says, “Today’s announcement represents another important step forward in making the DMC vision a reality. These leaders who have agreed to serve on the DMC EDA Board bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge that will ensure the work of the EDA is of the highest level and fulfills the mission of the DMC initiative in a way that benefits the people of Minnesota and the Rochester community.”

EDA Board Members: (Biographies)

  • Jerry Bell, former president, Minnesota Twins
  • Lisa Clarke, EDA executive director, liaison to Mayo Clinic DMC Oversight Committee
  • Patricia Simmons, M.D., chair of the EDA Board, DMC physician lead, Mayo Clinic
  • Gary Smith, Olmsted County resident, president, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. (RAEDI)
  • Wendy Wood, Rochester resident, Senior Investment Manager at University of Minnesota Foundation Investment Advisors
  • Srilatta Zaheer, Ph.D., dean, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management 

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