LEE COUNTY – Lee County Economic Development Group Chief Operating Officer Dennis Fraise has graduated from a nationally recognized economic development institute.
Fraise, who’s been with the LCEDG for four years, has graduated from the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute.
Fraise completed 117 credit hours in three core economic development areas: Business Retention and Expansion, Real Estate Development and Reuse, and Economic Development Credit Analysis. He also completed additional classes in Economic Development Strategic Planning and Managing Economic Development Organizations.
Fraise joined Lee County EDG in 2013 and has served in a variety of roles including Marketing and Capital Campaign Coordinator and Operations Director. He works with the Lee County EDG team to help solve workforce, business retention and expansion issues, along with new business attraction.
Fraise has a varied background that includes 25 years of business ownership in the creative services field. He is a native of Lee County and a graduate of Fort Madison High School.