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Jeff Freeman

Business Recruitment Project Manager, Great Lakes Region

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Jeff Freeman
Jeff has been recently awarded the role of Business Recruitment Project Manager for the Great Lakes region, Kansas Department of Commerce.  A passionate advocate of economic growth at large, Jeff’s career has been devoted to economic development through successful representation of both the public and private sector. Through his unique comprehensive and global perspective of economic development, Jeff’s leadership has been responsible for the transfer of over $200M in governmental incentives and the creation of thousands of jobs worldwide. During his 13-year tenure at Honeywell International, Jeff was responsible for spearheading myriad structural reforms to the government relations strategy, models, and internal/external relationships regarding incentive acquisition and utilization. Bolstered by his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, Jeff achieved significant cost and time savings while simultaneously increasing profitability and erudition of emerging markets. Prior to joining Honeywell, Jeff worked as a Business Development Manager in the state of Florida focusing on business attraction, retention, and economic expansion for Pinellas County. Jeff holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and an undergraduate degree in Business Management. As a firm believer in the empowering force of the arts, Jeff has helped bring music education to under-served communities in the US and Latin America as a board member of Sound Impact, a charitable nonprofit organization. In addition to spending time with his devoted family and his two naughty but loving dogs, he enjoys exploring new cultures and cuisines around the world. Jeff is eager to experience all that Kansas has to offer.  
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