ST. CLOUD -- The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation has chosen it's first president since operations were formed in 2011.

Patti Gartland will leave her post as Sartell City Administrator to become the GSDC President.

Gartland served as Sartell's City Administrator for 12 years. She'll act as the spokesperson for the non-profit organization and also be responsible for marketing the brand name and handling staff.

The GSDC was founded to grow the economic development of the region.