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Connecting local communities with businesses and industries across the world since 1988

Discover the Difference

Experience the Dallas County Difference

The Greater Dallas County Development Alliance is a public/private partnership that seeks to connect local communities with global businesses and industries within Dallas County, Iowa, the fastest-growing county in Iowa and one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation.

Through our centralized hub of resources, we simplify the information-gathering process and highlight the Dallas County difference, fostering economic development and making Dallas County a great place to live, work, play, and do business.

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Meet Our Team

Executive Director

Rachel Wacker

Rachel Wacker is the executive director of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance. Wacker has a combined 10 years of experience in community and economic development with proficient knowledge on the topics of supporting business development and expansion efforts, urban renewal projects, business retention and expansion, lead generation, tax increment financing, and attraction marketing. Wacker has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass communication from Iowa State University and is currently enrolled in the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute program.
Economic Development Manager

Grace Grob

Business Development Consultant

Creighton Cox

Office Manager

Kathleen Olson

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