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Wapak native returns to help community grow

April 1, 2014

Jessica Braun, assistant director of the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council, says she is happy to be working in the community she loves. (Staff photo/Tom Wehrhahn)

There’s a new face at the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council.

Jessica Braun, a Wapakoneta native, took over as assistant director March 17.

Braun attended The Ohio State University after high school and spent one and a half years after graduation woking on an AmeriCorps project.

AmeriCorps is an organization whose members conduct intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.

Braun then spent two years in Columbus working in customer service and fraud prevention.
Since she’s been back, Braun has notice a lot of new things.

For the full story, see the Tuesday, April 1 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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