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CenterState CEO hires Stassel for new research and policy analyst job

By Journal Staff

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — CenterState CEO announced it has hired Christie Stassel as its first research and policy analyst for its research, policy, and planning portfolio.

In this role, she is responsible for compiling economic data and insight, and conducting public-policy analysis to help the organization develop strategies for regional growth, community sustainability, advance business-development opportunities, and provide information to businesses, the organization said in a news release.

CenterState CEO is Central New York’s primary economic and business-development organization.

“This position was created to aid our ability to develop data-based solutions, programs and processes,” Robert Simpson, president of CenterState CEO, said. “Through Christie’s work we will be able to harness data and analysis to strategically support regional initiatives and businesses we serve.”

Stassel is relocating to Syracuse from Madison, Wisconsin, where she most recently was a project assistant at the University of Wisconsin, according to her LinkedIn profile. She earned her master’s degree in international public affairs from Wisconsin’s La Follette School of Public Affairs. Stassel earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Utah State University.

Stassel’s previous jobs included serving as a public-school teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma through the Teach America program.

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