• Economic Development: Educational Presentations

  • The Economic Development Committee's purpose is to further the economic stability and growth of the city of Edina. This committee encourages and guides economic development in the city of Edina through advocacy and program development, support for existing businesses and recruitment of new businesses. Join us for one of our Educational Presentations! Chamber Members only, please. 


    April Presentation
    Speakers: Mark Arnold and John Hamilton

    Topic: 50th & France Small Area Plan
     Monday, April 29, 2019
     9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 

     Hellmuth & Johnson
     8050 West 78th
     Street, Edina MN 

    Mark Arnold's Bio
    Mark Arnold works for Continental Diamond and is a Registered Jeweler through the American Gem Society. He lives in Edina with his wife Kim and also belongs to the Edina Morningside Rotary, where he is the Chairman of their Foundation. He volunteers for the City of Edina, Edina Foundation 4th of July Parade Committee, Shriners Hospital, Masonic Charities, Edina Chamber, and the Twin West Chamber. Mark wanted to be on the 50th and France Small Area Vision Plan because he loves
    the history and wanted to be part of the future of 50th and France. 

    John Hamilton's Bio
    John has more than 45 years of
    experience practicing architecture. In 2005, he founded and managed UrbanWorks Architecture, LLC offering Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture. John retired from UrbanWorks in 2013. In 1980, John was one of the founding principals at Cuningham Group Architecture, LLC and served there as vice-president for 26 years. He was a board member of the Design-Build Institute, Upper Midwest Chapter, a past President of the Minnesota Architectural Foundation, and past Chair of the AIA Council of Firms. He currently serves on the Edina Planning Commission and the Housing Board for Project for Pride in Living.

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  • Paul Nelson
    Constructive Building Advisors, LLC 
    Chair of the Economic Development Committee