A leader in business development in the St. Paul-Minneapolis region Thursday was named president and chief executive of the MetroHartford Alliance, the chamber of commerce of the greater Hartford area.
David Griggs, 51, succeeds Oz Griebel, who stepped down from the post after 16 years and is now running for governor.
Griggs was chosen from a pool of 70 applicants. His appointment is effective March 12.
Most recently, Griggs served as the vice president of Business Investment and Research at the Greater Minneapolis St. Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership. At the partnership, a private-public nonprofit focused on job growth and investment in 16 counties, Griggs...