Jeffrey A. Gongoll is Stavatti’s Corporate Secretary. Jeff’s professional experience includes leadership positions as President & CEO of the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce, Chair (President) of the Elk River Economic Development Authority, as Chair of a large expanding public school district, as a leader of a local business/education partnership and chairman of numerous local events and organizations. Additional experience includes over 18 years in commercial and industrial development, project management, property management and business development in the public and private sectors.
This background has afforded Jeff the opportunity to work with municipal and government government officials and gain a working understanding of the project approval process. Jeff has managed projects involving the development of a major grocery store, office/warehouse industrial buildings and commercial/retail facilities in large hub airport terminals. Jeff has also assisted communities in establishing business incubators, local investment/venture capital clubs, and provides management services to start-up businesses assisting in business plan development and financing alternatives.
Jeff has a Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
Elk River Economic Development Authority
Mayoral appointment 1988;
President 1991 – 1997; 2000 – Present
Vice-Chair, Business Park Task Force
Chair, City Permit & Review Process Task Force
Business Incubator Committee
Finance Committee Chair, Elk River Economic Development Strategic Plan
Elk River Comprehensive Plan Review Task Force
Anoka/Sherburne County Capital Fund Technical & Investment Advisory Committee
Minnesota Technology, Inc. Advisory Council
Chair, Elk River Area School Board – District 728
Coordinator, Education To Employment Partnership
Chair, Elk River New Ice Arena Task Force
Rogers Area Chamber of Commerce
Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Minnesota Shopping Center Association
National Association of Industrial & Office Properties
Airport Ground Transportation Association
American Association of Airport Executives
Economic Development Council of Maine
Contact Tel: (651) 238-5369
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