Sheridan Community Perspectives
Updates on the state of business in the Sheridan community from Forward Sheridan CEO, Jay Stender.
Forward Sheridan we often seek and receive input on pressing issues around our business community. As an example employee recruitment, retention, business market recruitment, housing and cyber security are the norm in recent months. To stay focused, our FS Board of Directors annually conducts a “strategic planning” session just prior to July to address our leadership and priority. First Interstate Bank hosted our planning session the later part of May and resulted in the following […]
The State of Wyoming, via the ENDOW recommendations, is forming a task force to address commercial air service throughout the State. The initial meeting is next week in Sheridan. Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier is part of this task force – his presence on the task force is a huge benefit for Sheridan – we need a voice. The model system operated by Key Lime Air was initiated by Businessman Bruce Garber, almost 4 years […]
On April 26, Forward Sheridan will convene our 7th Tech Summit/Conference to be held at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Public Meeting room downtown. This conference will bring experts and “on the ground” users together in an informal meeting to discuss IT security/Grid Security and Block Chain technology. What is positive about these topics – all were driven by our investor input to find an efficient and productive setting to communicate about these topics.
Jim Spracklen, a […]
ENDOW has identified commercial air service as critical for the business community. Forward Sheridan and our board continues to support CAST as the community option for continued and growing air service. The on time results and proven reliable performance are showing consumer confidence. Renee Obermueller from Sheridan County recently reported, last week, that our paid passenger revenue is roughly $600K ahead at week 30 of our contract year versus paid customers last year. What does […]
Wyoming State Land and Investment Board (SLIB) granted SEEDA $12,592,000 for project Enterprise on January 18, 2018. This grant is primarily focused around the construction of the physical plant for Project Enterprise in the Hi Tech Park. In return for the building SEEDA will receive lease income over time for the use of the building. This is a grant. This is a remarkable shift toward incentive driven economic development. Accolades to the City of Sheridan […]
One of the messages we heard from our investor team was to focus on recruitment and look at diversity of industry. Last week we made a specific effort to visit two companies that have expressed interest in establishing a presence in Sheridan. The first question is how do we determine interest? For FS it is a combination of three basic themes. First, what experience to they have with Sheridan? Have they been here? Do they […]