Big Sky Economic Development News

2020 Progress Report to the Community

Dec 15, 2020

Complete Video Recap – Brought to you by the Yellowstone County Economic Recovery Team.

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Short Videos:

A Look at the Numbers  

Stage One—Coordination and Response Our 2020 Economic Rollercoaster, local numbers, economic impact trends/forecast.

  • Allison Corbyn, Director of New Business Recruitment at Big Sky Economic Development
  • Andy Zoeller, Director of Finance at the City of Billings.

Medical Technical Team Update

Stage Two—Business Recovery and Stabilization

  • What Have We Learned about COVID19?
    • Med Tech Panel
      • David Graham, St. Vincent Healthcare
      • Larry Severa, Billings Clinic
      • Megan Littlefield, RiverStone Health
  • Next Steps – Our Public Health Game Plan – John Felton, President/CEO RiverStone Health
    • How we navigate the State leadership transition
    • What we will need moving forward with testing
    • Healthcare capacity management
    • Vaccine distribution/plan/timeline

Wood’s Powr-Grip – A Business Perspective 


The Challenges and Opportunities of our Medical Hub Status: St Vincent Healthcare & Billings Clinic  

Stage Three—Build Economic and Community Resiliency

  • The Challenges and Opportunities of our Medical Hub Status
    • Heidi Duncan, MD, Billings Clinic
    • Steve Loveless, St Vincent Healthcare

 


A Different Perspective 

The Great Pivot – How two businesses navigated the pandemic for survival and success.

  •  Jason Leninger, HUB Realty
  • Jessica Hannesson Homes

Our Build Beyond Game Plan

Steve Arveschoug, Executive Director at Big Sky Economic Development

  • Recovery Plan
  • Supporting current business needs
  • Advocating for future growth