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Director of Economic Development
Terry Jones

The Director of Economic Development for the City of Marion is Terry Jones. He is responsible for developing and maintaining economic development programs to attract and retain businesses in Marion. The Director also provides service and assistance to existing and prospective start-up businesses in utilizing local, regional, state and federal incentive programs, promotes local businesses and retail sales programs, actively promotes the city as a desireable location for business development, prepares studies and reports to enable the City Administrator and City Council to make informed decisions and speaks to community and professional groups.

Terry attended Kansas State University and achieved a B.A. in Economics. He is currently furthering his education and will soon complete a B.S. in Marketing with a minor in German. He also hopes to attain his Masters in Business Administration in the not do distant future. Terry has a plethora of experience in sales and management which proves invaluable in his daily work.

Terry is married to Chelsi (Carlson) and has two sons, Dawson and Easton.


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