Jason Passmore joined CEDA in 2010 working with Howard County Business & Tourism as its Executive Director. Prior to joining CEDA, Jason managed economic development organizations, community development offices and worked in the fields of project management & engineering, association management and city administration & zoning. Jason brings a vast array of knowledge within the economic development field in working with State and Federal agencies, City and County government and various regional partnerships. Jason’s expertise serve Howard County Business & Tourism well as the organization collaborates and unites together the county-wide Economic Development Commission, the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce, the Cresco Industrial Development Commission and the County Tourism department.
Jason is originally from the Madison, WI area and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa.