ST. PAUL, Minn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comcast today announced that Jeff Freyer, Regional Vice President for the Twin Cities Region, has been elected to the board of directors of the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership, or GREATER MSP. As a board member, Freyer will join a team of top business leaders working to coordinate business retention, expansion and recruitment programs to stimulate capital investment and job creation across the region.
“We’re pleased to have Jeff’s business and technology industry expertise on the GREATER MSP board as we advance a coordinated regional economic development strategy to promote the region’s many assets,” said Michael Langley, CEO, GREATER MSP.
GREATER MSP is a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-county Minneapolis - Saint Paul region. GREATER MSP worked with public and private partners to develop the region’s first strategic plan for economic competitiveness. The plan emphasizes telling our story; retaining and attracting key talent, and focusing on our sectors of strength for global leadership.
In his role at Comcast, Freyer is responsible for overseeing both XFINITY residential and Comcast Business services in the Twin Cities Region, which includes operations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri and Kansas. Freyer has more than 17 years in the telecommunications industry, serving in a variety of leadership positions. He holds an undergraduate degree from the the University of South Carolina and a Master of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Tennessee.
Freyer was elected to serve a one-year term at the GREATER MSP board’s April 24 meeting.
About The Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership
GREATER MSP is a private-public partnership with the mission to accelerate job growth and capital investment in the Greater MSP Region. It partners with economic development organizations throughout the region to develop strategy, brand and market the region, and serve as coordinator for business retention, expansion, and recruitment projects. Learn more at www.greatermsp.org.
About Comcast Corporation:
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.