Janet Yowell has been with the Edmond Economic Development Authority for more than 25 years, serving as the executive director for more than 15 years. She is responsible for planning, developing and implementing an economic development plan for the City of Edmond. A graduate of University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute (OUEDI) and Leadership Edmond Class VIII, she has served in multiple leadership roles with the Governor’s Economic Development Team (GEDT). Janet is also a past president of the Oklahoma Economic Development Council (OEDC) and a past chairman of the Greater Oklahoma City Partnership, a 10‐county regional economic development marketing organization. She is a member of the Francis Tuttle Incubator Advisory Committee and is also a Paul Harris Fellow with the Edmond Central Rotary.