Helping to Tell the Stories of The MMDC and The Communities They Serve
The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) recently welcomed Ben Carlson to the role of Communications Specialist. Carlson will elevate MMDC visibility by sharing the organization’s accomplishments throughout the region. He will also use his skills to support key MMDC initiatives, including economic and community development’s “We are excited to welcome Ben to our team and put his skills to work showing the impact of your Regional Development Commission in action,” notes MMDC Executive Director Eric Day.
Carlson, a Willmar native, joins the MMDC after serving as the Marketing and Communications Director for the Kandiyohi County YMCA. He has an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Carlson brings 10 years of related experience to the organization, having worked in communications for the Willmar Stingers Baseball Club as well as the Willmar Warhawks and Alexandria Blizzard Hockey Teams. “I am thrilled to be able to join an amazing team at the MMDC and to be able to use my talents to help share stories about the organization’s impact in the communities we love to call home,” Carlson said.