August Benzow is Research Lead at EIG. Prior to joining EIG, he was the Research Manager at World Business Chicago, a public-private partnership that led the City of Chicago’s economic development efforts. In addition to this experience, he has worked as a planning consultant for the City of Beaverton and an economic development consultant for RKG Associates. In 2014, he received his Master’s in Region and Urban Planning from Portland State’s Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning where his studies focused on economic planning and policy.
Executive Team and Staff
EIG is led by a bipartisan team with decades of policy, legislative, and public affairs experience working with leaders in the Executive Branch, Congress, and the private sector.
EIG’s Founders Circle is an honorary advisory board comprised of leading entrepreneurs and investors.
Economic Advisory Board
EIG’s Economic Advisory Board is comprised of internationally recognized experts from an array of prominent organizations.
EIG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.