In News by JCEDC Staff

(WARRENSBURG, MO) Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Sandra Elwell, who will join the JCEDC team as a Small Business Development Counselor. Elwell will focus on small business counseling and support for Johnson County’s existing small businesses and its emerging entrepreneurs.

Elwell brings with her over 20 years of experience in business education. She has worked as an educator with State Fair Community College since 2008 and as  an adjunct educator with the University of Central Missouri for 3 years. Elwell holds a B.S.E. in Business Education, an M.S.E. in Secondary Education and Business and Office Education, and an M.S. in School Counseling. Her extensive education and experience will be a wonderful asset to the JCEDC Team and to Johnson County, Missouri. 

“I am looking forward to joining the JCEDC team. I’m excited for the opportunity to work with small business owners and entrepreneurs in Johnson County to continue JCEDC’s mission of economic growth in the area,” Elwell said.

“JCEDC’s strong team must continue the critical work of supporting businesses, communities, and partners,” stated Tracy Brantner, JCEDC Executive Director. “We look forward to bringing Sandra on board as her expertise will help expand upon the work of cultivating entrepreneurship and innovation in Johnson County. Her past experience as a small business educator, along with her experience in the community will provide a valuable perspective.”  JCEDC, the only county-wide economic development organization, positively affects business development, placemaking, entrepreneurship, talent development, and regionalism and in doing so promotes the economic health of Johnson County, Central Missouri region, and the state of Missouri. For more information, visit www.growjocomo.com