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Ada Jobs Foundation Welcomes Daniel Castaneda to Team

7/19/2021 by Jessika Leatherbury
Tags: Press Release, Economic Development Specialist


Ada Jobs Foundation Welcomes Daniel Castaneda to Team
Castaneda brings vast knowledge in community planning to Ada


ADA, OKLAHOMADaniel Castaneda joins the Ada Jobs Foundation as an Economic Development Specialist. Castaneda recently obtained a Master’s Degree in Regional and City Planning from the University of Oklahoma, and prior to coming to Ada, he led community outreach, organized events, and analyzed data, research and policies for Dream Action Oklahoma and Association of Central Oklahoma Governments.  

“The Ada Jobs Foundation has many exciting initiatives that I’m excited to be a part of,” Daniel Castaneda said. “I look forward to engaging with the community in these efforts and working together to help gain momentum.”

“By working with the Ada community to develop a new strategic plan, we recognize how crucial it will be to support local businesses coming out of the pandemic,” said James Eldridge, President and CEO of the Ada Jobs Foundation. “We are very excited to have Daniel join the Ada Jobs Foundation team. His experience and technical skills will be a huge help in our business retention and expansion, workforce development, and investment attraction efforts.”