Former state Economic Development Head Hired By Greater Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A former leader in Indiana economic development is leading Fort Wayne's efforts.

Former Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Eric Doden will now lead Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. He says he's very excited to be home and a part of the Fort Wayne community.

He told WOWO News that mid-sized midwestern city's like Fort Wayne are poised for success.

Since 2013, Doden has spearhead the states job creation effort. His goal is to keep building momentum in northeast Indiana. He says Fort Wayne's success is a bipartisan effort.