Joe Steil – Chief Executive Officer
Joe is the main point of contact for Lee County EDG, providing personalized service to existing and prospective industries. Joe was President/CEO of KSB Bank/Insurance for 12 years. He holds both a BA degree and a Graduate degree in banking. Joe has been involved in leadership with multiple economic development initiatives in various cities and states throughout his career. He continues to be very active in the community serving in a wide variety of organizations that emphasize bettering the Lee County area including groups such as: Keokuk Economic Development Corporation, Southeast Iowa Regional Riverboat Commission, Keokuk Affiliates, Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission and Rotary.
Dennis Fraise – Chief Operating Officer
As Operations Director Dennis is responsible for development Lee County EDG’s strategic plan including the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for economic development in Lee County. Dennis has economic development experience as Director of Business Services for Louisa Development Group and a marketing background providing mobile website solutions, creative services and results driven marketing.
Dana Millard – Marketing & Communications Manager
In her role with Lee County EDG, Dana’s responsibilities include organizing events, generating communications and heads the business retention and expansion campaign throughout Lee County region. While attending the University of Northern Iowa where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with an Emphasis in Marketing Sales, Dana was the President of Mu Kappa Tau Marketing Honor Society as well as a member of the American Marketing Association. Dana gained valuable marketing and customer relations experience in the financial services industry before joining Lee County EDG.