Corey J. Mehaffy
Corey J Mehaffy joined the staff of Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) as the president of the organization in January of 2019. As president, Mehaffy is responsible for all economic development efforts including business retention and expansion, business attraction and entrepreneurship. From its inception in 1984 NEMO EDC has provided economic development services for the City of Hannibal, Marion County and Ralls County.
Neal Minor, MHA, Consultant
Director of GSG Municipal Group
Neal spent the first part of his career in Healthcare Administration, specifically operations and project management and business development. Neal spent 10 years as Mayor of his community and made the switch to consulting. Currently he provides insurance, risk management, strategic planning and economic development consulting to public entities.
In addition, Neal is the developer and cofounder of MIRG, the first database to compare municipal financial data on a national scale.
Jonathan holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration—all from the University of Missouri. He specializes in working with large datasets and combining multiple data sources to create comprehensive views of complex situations, complete with analysis that allows customers to gain actionable knowledge from otherwise unremarkable data. He pairs a broad knowledge of Excel with a knack for Visual Basic to deliver customized, thoughtful assessments.
Randal Weidenaar, Marketing Director
Randal Weidenaar is a marketing professional specializing in creating market energy. He knows how to connect products with markets through creative intuition like few can. Ideas are his greatest asset and result in new business, stunning marketing campaigns, and compelling stories.
Programmer, Research Analyst
Annie brings over 10 years of analytical experience and holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Marketing Analytics from the University of Missouri and a BA in Economics from Elon University. Annie is a life-long lover of data and strategy in both her professional and personal life. She is an avid strategic board gamer with the Mid-Missouri Strategic Board Game Society and has a spreadsheet for everything – ever wonder if Sam’s Club is cheaper than Wal-Mart?
Annie joined MOREnet, a business unit of the University of Missouri, as their Marketing and Business Development Analyst in July of 2012 and this fall, she began sharing her knowledge with students as an adjunct instructor for the MU Crosby MBA Program. A large part of her responsibility involves working with innovation teams to research and develop new technology services and business projects as well as analyzing business data to drive customer satisfaction and new product sales. Prior to MOREnet, Annie worked as a Market Research Analyst at Shelter Insurance and as an Economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Research Support Specialist
As a Research Support Specialist, Jordan works in the field of Economic Development and Labor Market Research. Jordan works closely with GSG’s nation-wide customer base, which includes private businesses, site consultants, communities and economic development organizations, in an effort to assist them in identifying barriers to economic growth and providing workforce solutions for use in marketing, site evaluation and support of community or regional planning for workforce development.
Jordan’s background in mathematics and statistics fits well with GSG’s goal of providing data analysis used by economic developers, business leaders, and other local stakeholders for decision making. The GSG project team provides Labor Market research specific to Labor Supply, Labor Demand and Labor Commuting Certifications as well as Retail Market Research and Feasibility Studies.
Jordan is a graduate of Moberly High School and is currently attending Moberly Area Community College studying Business Management. Jordan has worked as a Golf Operations Associate at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Moberly, MO since 2012. In his free time, Jordan is an avid golfer and enjoys playing video game as well as playing and coaching soccer. Jordan joined the GSG team in April of 2015.