Richard Heath Named New GPREP Director

Richard Heath Named New GPREP Director

Richard Heath Named Director Of The Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership 

The Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership announces the hiring of Richard Heath as its new Director. His duties will include developing a comprehensive business development strategy designed to diversify and strengthen the regional economy in the Quad Cities area, attracting businesses considering relocating to the region. 

The Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership (GPREP) connects the private sector, governments, nonprofits, and academia to provide a unified voice of the Greater Prescott region and communities in the northland.

Mr. Heath previously worked for Wisconsin’s Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission, serving as its Executive Director since 2010. He has nearly 26 years of experience in community and economic development, organizational management, contracting, grant writing, and planning. 

Heath says, “Job creation shapes our region’s bright future by assisting companies with the information they need to make the right decision for their business. The attraction of the region is obvious. The Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership is here to show the communities’ assets in their best light.”

Heath holds a Master of Arts in Development Studies from Ohio University and is an Army veteran. For more information, contact Richard Heath at 928-772-4883 or online at www.gprepaz.com