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National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and the NADO Research Foundation (new address as of  January 23, 2020)
122 C Street, NW, Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.921.4440 | Fax: 202.921.4455 |

Carrie Kissel
Associate Director
Work Phone: 202.643.9560 Work Fax: 202.921.4455
Carrie Kissel serves as the Associate Director for the NADO Research Foundation’s transportation research and capacity building programs, wealth creation, and other regional planning and development work.  In this position, Carrie conducts research on noteworthy practices in regional transportation and economic development, produces a range of written materials from research reports to website articles and social media posts, provides technical assistance on various topics, plans training events, develops and implements training and facilitation materials for sessions, and conducts frequent outreach to rural and small metro transportation and development practitioners.  Carrie initially joined NADO in 2005 as a graduate fellow before becoming a program manager and senior program manager.  She has completed many projects related to transportation, rural wealth creation, brownfields redevelopment, and environmental stewardship.  Carrie completed a Master of Arts in Public Anthropology at American University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Ball State University.