Executive Board Members
President & CEO
Elevate Rapid City
Partner at Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP
Chair, Black Hills Regional Angel Fund
Leadership & Support
Economic Development Division
Economic Development, a Division of Elevate Rapid City, strives to highlight the mountain west culture of Rapid City to entrepreneurs outside of our area in hopes of relocation, start up, or satelite ventures.
Chamber of Commerce Division
Chamber of Commerce, a Division of Elevate Rapid City, works hard for their community members, advocating positive change for a stronger business climate in Rapid City.
South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority
SDEDA is an entity created by legislature with the mission to keep Ellsworth AFB a top location for the US DOD while keeping civilians safe.
Ascent Innovation is an incubating space available to entrepreneurs in order to grow their ideas and bring their technology-centric business ventures to life.
Talented leadership is key to any organization's success.
We are honored to be working with those who see an exciting opportunity for Rapid City's growth and the future of business in our community. Through the divisions, companies, and industries they represent, these leaders have given their time and talent to help steer the future of economic growth of the Black Hills region to new heights.
ELEVATE RAPID CITY
Executive Committee Members
Dick Johnson, Treasurer
West River Electric Association
Stuart Wevik, Secretary
Black Hills Energy
Black Hills Surgical Hospital
Mayor Steve Allender
City of Rapid City
John T. Vucurevich Foundation
Montana-Dakota Utilities Company
Pete Lien & Sons