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Next Move Group

Stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in economic development. Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group conducts fast-paced interviews with top players in the economic development field.

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In a preview of our Movement podcast, Chad Chancellor, Co-Founder of Next Move Group, reviews the recently passed Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Dec 2

21 min 13 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and the newly passed infrastructure bill. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Nov 22

16 min 8 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Roy Baker, Business Development Coordinator for Opportunity Florida. The two discuss the recent successes of their rural, 10-county region, and the importance of focusing on helping vs. selling to prospects.

Nov 18

22 min 44 sec

Stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in economic development. Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group conducts fast-paced interviews with top players in the economic development field.

Nov 11

22 min 50 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and a good resource for economic developers. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Nov 8

19 min 25 sec

Chad Chancellor, Co-Founder of Next Move Group, celebrates victories of the New Orleans Saints and Mississippi State and previews our 2022 Mardi Gras Conference.

Nov 4

20 min 31 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Chris Bontrager, Vice President of the Western Region for Retail Strategies. The two discuss Bontrager's passion for rural economic development and how Retail Strategies assists small to mid-sized communities across the country through retail recruitment. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Oct 28

21 min 21 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and Verizon's small business, digital-ready program. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Oct 25

18 min 38 sec

Stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in economic development. Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group conducts fast-paced interviews with top players in the economic development field.

Oct 21

28 min 46 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Chuck Whipple, Executive Director of Enterprise Campus Authority at Midlands Technical College. The two discuss how Midlands Technical College is one of a few technical colleges that has an industrial park and business accelerator program and the importance of multitasking in economic development.

Oct 14

24 min 50 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and a the STEP grant. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Oct 11

23 min 43 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews highly successful site selector and economic developer, Mark Williams, President of Strategic Development Group. The two discuss Mark's book: Corporate Site Selection and Economic Development: A 30-Year Perspective. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Oct 7

49 min 54 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Shane Hooper, President & CEO of the Shelbyville/Bedford, Tennessee Partnership. The two discuss Shelbyville and Bedford County's rapid growth, and the importance of mentorship and focusing on the 'why' in economic development. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Sep 30

35 min 43 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and a good resource for information on the infrastructure bill. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Sep 27

21 min 18 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Josh Fenn, Executive Director of the Henry County, Georgia Development Authority. The two discuss this year's NFL Season preview and how this was a record breaking year for Henry County, Georgia. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Sep 23

44 min 54 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Ray Methvin, Owner & CEO of both Insyteful & Aha! Creative. The two discuss how they each have had great success through the Keto diet, and how Methvin's two companies benefit economic development organizations. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Sep 16

49 min 12 sec

In a preview of our Movement podcasts, Chad Chancellor interviews Rob O'Brian, President & Founder of O'Brian & Associates. The two discuss how O'Brian & Associates specializes in strategic planning and workforce studies for communities and how as a previous chamber executive, O'Brian responded to the impacts the 2011 EF5-rated tornado had on the community of Joplin, Missouri. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Sep 9

37 min 56 sec

Chad Chancellor discusses the impacts Hurricane Ida has had on the Southeast Louisiana region and his predictions for the 2021 college football season.

Sep 2

35 min 24 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Kim Mildward, Economic Development Planner for the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments. The two discuss Milward's role in writing a BUILD Grant which resulted in $10.2 million dollars to transform the city of Maryville, Missouri's main business district, and how growing up in rural areas influenced Mildward's career.  Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Aug 26

29 min 54 sec

In honor of Next Move Group's 7-year anniversary, CEO, Chad Chancellor shares our most popular Movement podcast. The episode features Neal Wade and Dr. Bill Smith, authors of Agents of Economic Development: An Essential Guide for Navigating Good, Bad, and Uncertain Times. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Aug 19

57 min 14 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Dane Carlson, Economic Development Director of Galveston County, Texas. The two discuss how about 90% of jet fuel that is used by the air force comes out of a port in Galveston County, and how Carlson's past career in online marketing led him to begin his podcast the, Econ Dev Show. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Aug 12

23 min 44 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, the Movement 1-year anniversary, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Aug 9

22 min 43 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews the two newest members of the Next Move Group team, Caroline Few, Web Developer & Eddie Spraggs, Business Development Representative. The three discuss Few's marketing and nonprofit management experience and Spragg's experience in governmental affairs and sales and how both will contribute to Next Move Group's future growth. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Aug 5

20 min 14 sec

As requested by our Movement members, Next Move Group CEO, Chad Chancellor dives into his weight loss experience. He discusses the moments that led up to him beginning his weight loss journey and how he lost 53 pounds since November 2020.

Jul 29

37 min 59 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, next month's product of the month, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 26

19 min 10 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Jerry Bologna, President & CEO of the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Economic Development Commission (JEDCO). The two discuss how Jefferson Parish is the 1st-ranked suburb of the city of New Orleans, and the recent repurposing of the 260-acre Avondale ship yard which has become a multimodal transportation and manufacturing hub to service all of the United States. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 22

20 min 51 sec

Alex Metzger interviews Slater Barr, President & CEO of the Dyersburg/Dyer County, TN Chamber of Commerce. The two discuss how the Dyersburg area is a hub for manufacturing, the importance of investing in your community's quality of life and entrepreneurs, and the benefits of taking risks in economic development. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 15

20 min 50 sec

The Next Move Group team details recent job creating industrial announcements, current economic development executive searches on the market, ways states are spending stimulus money, and recent new hires within Next Move Group in this week's episode. #NextMoveGroup #economicdevelopment #newjobs #stimulusmoney #executivesearch Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 11

24 min 25 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Jason Anderson, Economic Development Director for the City of Rochelle, Illinois. The two discuss Rochelle's progressive infrastructure, workforce training programs, fiber optic high speed internet, and the importance of never taking no for an answer in economic development. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 8

26 min 48 sec

Chad Chancellor celebrates Mississippi State's College World Series National Championship! Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 5

15 min 46 sec

Alex Metzger interviews Next Move Group's new Operations Manager, Allyson Knapp. The two discuss Knapp's organizational skills, love of learning throughout her career, and the benefit of taking personal and professional risks in your life. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jul 1

16 min 28 sec

Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group celebrates the success of the Mississippi State Baseball team and the Bulldogs' recent win. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jun 24

19 min 55 sec

Next Move Group's staff detail news from the economic development world. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jun 20

20 min 52 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Jay Schwedler, President/CEO of Sumter, SC Economic Development. The two discuss how in the past year, Sumter received $120 million in new capital investment through expansions of existing industries, the state's economic development certification program, and the importance of patience in the industry. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jun 17

25 min 12 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Andrew Nave, Executive VP of the Greater Wichita Partnership. The two discuss Wichita's aviation and aerospace legacy including how it is one of the 6-key aerospace markets in North America that employs 40,000 people, and the benefit of being an industry expert in economic development. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jun 10

20 min 57 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, the Movement 1-year anniversary, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Jun 7

20 min 9 sec

Next Move Group Co-Founders, Chad Chancellor and Alex Metzger celebrate the 1-year anniversary of The Movement. The two discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic influenced them to create The Movement, past and future Movement content such as board trainings and podcasts, and the Movement 1-year anniversary sale.

Jun 3

27 min 8 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Adam Gawarecki, Executive Director of the San Patricio County, TX Economic Development Corporation. The two discuss the County's up-and-coming projects and how Gawarecki's marketing background had a positive impact on his past industrial recruitment and economic development career. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 27

23 min 3 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Glen Haab, Executive Director of the Winston County, MS Economic Development District Partnership. They discuss the importance of selling your workforce in a rural community, why collaboration is key in economic development, and how Winston County has benefited from a development-minded board.

May 20

33 min 43 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, upcoming and past Movement content, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 17

25 min 57 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, upcoming and past Movement content, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 17

25 min 57 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Robbie Morris, Executive Director of the Randolph County, WV Development Authority. The two discuss how the County's tourism economy grew during COVID-19 due to their outdoor recreation, the Ascend West Virginia remote workers program, and the county's manufacturing incubator space. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 13

27 min 21 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Rick Farmer, Director of Newberry County, SC Economic Development. The two discuss the importance of being aggressive in economic development and how that led to Newberry's most well known success, winning Samsung which ended up being a $500 million, 1,200 job deal. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 6

25 min 54 sec

In this week's Next Move Group Economic Development Newscast, the Next Move Group team dives into Next Move Group executive searches on the market, upcoming and past Movement content, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

May 3

19 min 59 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews up-and-coming economic developer, Nathan Tafoya, Executive Director of the Mount Pleasant, TX Economic Development Corporation. The two discuss how Mount Pleasant is a micropolitan community with a strong manufacturing workforce that has 2 of the Top-6 trailer manufacturers in the country.

Apr 29

25 min 46 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Jeremiah Gracia, Director of Economic Development for the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The two discuss how Grand Rapids is a hub for medical research and manufacturing, the professional impact of good mentors, and the importance of investing in a strategic plan for your community.

Apr 22

23 min 14 sec

In this week's Economic Development Newscast with Next Move Group the Next Move Group team discusses executive searches on the market, upcoming "Movement" content, how the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill aids small businesses, new job creating industrial announcements from across America, available jobs on the economic development market, the Cardinals, and this week's golf tip. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Apr 19

21 min 50 sec

Chad Chancellor interviews Joseph Graves, President & CEO of the Troy, Ohio Area Chamber of Commerce & the Troy Development Council. The two discuss the largest job creation project in Ohio, the Pella Corporation's $15 million investment with 428 new jobs, and Grave's successful career in economic development. Find out more at https://test-next-move-podcast.pinecast.co

Apr 15

29 min 8 sec

Stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in economic development. Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group conducts fast-paced interviews with top players in the economic development field.

Apr 8

32 min 27 sec

Stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in economic development. Chad Chancellor, CEO of Next Move Group conducts fast-paced interviews with top players in the economic development field.

Apr 5

22 min 20 sec