DRIVE Executive Director Jennifer Wakeman recently earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD). She joins over 1,100 people worldwide who have been recognized for their skills in economic development by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The CEcD designation recognizes qualified and dedicated practitioners in the economic development field and sets the standard of excellence within the profession. Candidates must pass a rigorous and comprehensive examination, which has three parts and spans two days. Click for full press release.