The City of Urbandale's Economic Development Department was formed in April of 2013. Read below to learn more about the staff you'll be working with.
Curtis Brown, CEcD is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Urbandale, Iowa. Prior to this position, he held positions in the Economic Development Department and City Manager’s Office for the City of Ankeny. Curtis has also worked as the Executive Director of the Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Community Development Director/Assistant City Administrator for Blue Earth, Minnesota. He has a BA from Saint John's University in Collegeville, MN and a Master's from the University of Texas at Austin. Brown earned the Certified Economic Developer designation from the International Economic Development Council in 2014.
Curtis can be reached at email@example.com or 515-331-6756.
Ryan Siedenburg joined the Economic Development Department in May of 2016 as a Summer Intern. Ryan is entering his senior year at the University of Northern Iowa and is pursuing a Finance degree with an emphasis in Financial Management as well as a degree in Real Estate. He brings experience working in commercial real estate and management working with various organizations in the Des Moines metro area. While at UNI, Ryan is a member of the Real Estate Club and is involved in intramural activities.
Ryan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-331-6783.