October 20, 2021

Deadwood-Lead Economic Development names new executive director | Local News

DEADWOOD — A recent University of South Dakota grad and Pierre native has been named new executive director for the Deadwood-Lead Economic Development Corporation (DLEDC).

Jace Jerome assumed his new post Sept. 13 and his office will be housed at Lead City Hall.

“Right now, it’s truly an exciting time for Deadwood, Lead, and also all of Western South Dakota,” Jerome said. “We have a lot of growth going on right here.”

For the last four years, Jerome has been business consulting.

“Three years of that was with early stage biotechnology companies,” he said. “Then the last year was working with early stage research technologies, so that would be patents, PHd researchers, and then we helped them with…

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