Benson – Minnesota
Benson is located about 130 miles west of the Twin Cities.
Benson is located along the Chippewa River and is the county seat for Swift County.
Hillary joined the CEDA team in February of 2020 as the Economic and Business Development Specialist for the City of Benson. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. Prior to joining CEDA, Hillary worked as an accounting controller in the private sector. This experience has provided Hillary with familiarity and understanding of a multitude of financial scenarios.
Originally from Mayville, North Dakota, Hillary has a deep-rooted passion for rural communities. She looks forward to serving her community.
Sarah joined the CEDA team in December 2021 as a Community and Business Development Specialist. She grew up on a hobby farm in rural South Dakota and holds a Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences Education from SDSU. She is excited to bring her experience with education, workforce development, and procurement processes to support the communities of western Minnesota.
When she is not working to make a positive impact in rural Minnesota communities, Sarah can be found digging in the garden or tinkering with new recipes in the kitchen.