Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition

    October 23rd, 2023

    Mankato, MN – Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) announces the resignation of Jessica Beyer, its president and chief executive officer, effective December 31, 2023.

    “On behalf of the GMG Board, we want to thank Jessica for her service the past four years, and we wish her the best in her future plans,” said David Krause, GMG Board Chair. “We are appreciative of Jessica’s leadership and the work she has done to support the organization’s mission, programs, and areas of work that will continue to contribute to the success of this region.”

    “It has been a privilege to lead Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. over the last four years as well as serve the many members and stakeholders in this incredible community and region,” said Jessica Beyer, GMG President & CEO. “I’m immensely proud of the areas of impact throughout my tenure and that I’ve had the opportunity to be part of an outstanding organization with a talented team and wonderful partners who are passionate about advancing our mission.”

    The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Board will commence a search for a new leader and Beyer will remain in her role through the end of the year to facilitate a smooth transition for the organization.

    Greater Mankato Growth, which has more than 900 members, serves the regional marketplace and is dedicated to advancing business development, regional livability, and advocacy.

    About Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.

    Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) is comprised of four business units: Greater Mankato Growth, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization serving the regional marketplace; Visit Mankato, the local destination management organization; City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization; and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.