Chief Business Development Officer
Ryan Aasheim serves as Chief Business Development Officer for the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC).
Through this work, Ryan is responsible for leading the GFMEDC’s business development efforts including new primary-sector business attraction and business retention and expansion. This includes understanding and serving the needs of the more than 350 primary-sector businesses in the Greater Fargo Moorhead region. To ensure targeted companies and consultants understand the opportunities for business growth in the region, Ryan’s attraction efforts will focus on several strategic targeted sectors, including precision agriculture, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and big data and analytics.
Prior to joining the GFMEDC, Ryan served as the business development manager of the Red River Corridor Fund and consultant to UAS and precision ag industry stakeholders at the economic development consulting firm, Praxis Strategy Group.