ST. CLOUD --The leader of a new economic development corporation for the St. Cloud Area starts tomorrow and John Kramer has some work to do. He'll head up the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation which will be responsible for bringing new businesses to the area but also retaining existing businesses.

The corporation's Board Chair is Bob White who says Kramer has 29 years of experience in the field and has a great track record. White says Kramer brings with him a versatile approach to creating and sustaining jobs.

Kramer has been president of the Development Corporation of Fort Dodge and Webster County in Iowa for the past five years. He also has worked in Montana, North Dakota and Colorado.