Maricopa Economic Development Alliance announced the appointment of Brian Yerges to its board of directors.
Yerges recently joined Electrical District No. 3 (ED3) as general manager. Prior to ED3, he served for about 10 years as the city administrator/utilities manager for Plymouth, Wisconsin, and as the chief administrative officer for all of city government including operations of Plymouth Utilities (electric, water, sewer and stormwater).
He has master’s degrees in public administration and urban planning from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Wisconsin Lutheran College, where he double majored in political science and communications. He holds the American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) designation, completed the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification program through the National Development Council (NDC) and holds the International City County Management Association’s Credentialed Manager designation (ICMA-CM). Mr. Yerges also earned the American Public Power Manager designation from the American Public Power Association.