Brian McGowan has spent his entire career doing one thing — working for government agencies to promote economic development. From advising cities in California and Bulgaria, to statewide responsibility when Arnold Schwarzenegger was California’s governor, to a national post in President Barack Obama’s administration, McGowan has learned what’s important when trying to woo new business to an area.
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McGowan’s remarks were edited for length and style.
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