Board Member, Business Development Manager
Hird joined EDA Board in 2015 with a desire to help make Lake City a great place to live, work and play. He moved to Lake City in July 2010 after spending years driving around Lake Pepin and enjoying the local restaurants and shops.
Hird has been with First Alliance Credit Union for more than 11 years and has more than 25 years in the financial services industry. He was the Branch Manager for the opening of Firs Alliance’s Byron Branch. In that role he was active in the Byron Chamber as President, with the Byron Good Neighbors Day Committee, and Kiwanis. He is currently active in the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Area Builders as an Ambassador and a Board Member of the History Center of Olmsted County.
In his current position as Business Development Coordinator Hird meets and consults with all types of small businesses and entrepreneurs looking for solutions to their deposit and credit needs. This includes reviewing business plans, tax returns and financial statements. His term expires at the end of 2021.