The Wyoming Business Council creates new opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites by adding value to Wyoming’s core industries and leveraging them to activate new economic sectors. We serve businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, industry, communities, and current and future generations of Wyomingites.
Our vision is to realize diverse, broad, and lasting growth so that Wyoming can prosper no matter the economic climate or status of individual sectors.
WBCers work tirelessly toward this vision daily by focusing on their strengths and being driven by our team values:
We communicate and we are a team
We are flexible, collaborative and get the job done
We work in an environment of integrity, support, and pride
We make change happen and we are leaders
Currently looking to find a great candidate for:
The Investments Director leads a team of professionals whose priority is creating, implementing, and evolving various investment mechanisms designed to help Wyoming’s communities and businesses thrive economically. WBC’s Investments Director develops relationships and prioritizes with various stakeholders for the purposes of creating tailored funding resources. With an entrepreneur spirit matched with the voice of an advocate, the Investments Director oversees funding, policy, service delivery, management of investments, and technical assistance to build resilient Wyoming communities and optimal investments of public funds and resources through transparent processes that align with the state’s economic development strategy.
Who we are:
The Wyoming Business Council was created in 1998 to drive solutions that help to diversify Wyoming’s economy. We are a small but mighty team whose purpose is to create opportunities for Wyomingites. Through our strengths, teamwork, and collaboration, WBCers are thought leaders, change-makers, relationship builders, and influencers.
WBC’s investment center has been relied upon for expert assistance to communities and businesses to access financing tools such as grants and loans for projects that contribute to Wyoming’s economic growth. Composed of professionals with knowledge and expertise in finance, banking, community development, and policy, the investments team works closely with the WBC board of directors and WBC team, community leaders, legislators, and the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB).
With a biennium budget of nearly $105M in grants and loans, the investments team acts as a catalyst to help businesses and communities navigate policy and maximize various financing tools for sustainable projects that contribute to Wyoming’s lasting growth.
Who you are:
You’re excited about Wyoming’s future and driven to inspire others toward new heights. As the Investments Director, you have a solid understanding of various business and community financing mechanisms combined with a natural sense of innovation to cut through obstacles in pursuit of shaping and influencing policy. You’re a leader who sees the strengths of the team and creates pathways for individuals to bring their very best to the table.
Apply here and upload a cover letter, resume, and WBC employment application by November 12, 2021 to receive priority consideration.
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