Department Executive Managers
Nicolas Hockenberry joined the Jackson County Economic Alliance in September 2014, and took the role of Director in 2018. At the JCEA, Nicolas' responsibilities include business retention and expansion meetings with industry, business attraction, new business development, community development, workforce development, and planning and implementing strategic goals to increase economic development opportunities.
Nicolas is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology with a focus on cultural systems studies and public policy. He has experience engaging diverse partners around community driven goals.