Joshua Laraby

Executive Director
Fairfield Economic Development Association

Josh joined Fairfield Economic Development Association in January of 2015 as Assistant Director. In October 2016 he was hired as the Executive Director for FEDA. Prior to his Executive Director role, Josh came with experience in international economic development, real estate development, real estate management, manufacturing, new business recruitment, entrepreneurial support, and civic involvement.

Serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for FEDA, Josh is charged with administrative oversight; policy and program development; new and existing business growth and retention; membership relations; and local, regional, state and federal governmental relations and policy advocacy.

Amber Burroughs

Adminstrative Assistant
Fairfield Economic Development Association

Amber is responsible for assisting with administrative operations, moving economic development projects forward, and welcoming clients to the offices.  Amber is currently a Business Marketing Student at the University of Iowa and will graduate in May of 2023. Amber found her entrepreneurial spirit at a young age and started her first business at 17 years old, where she gained experience in design and advertising. She enjoys providing high-quality customer service, developing her leadership skills, and is excited to be working in the area of economic development. Outside of business, Amber is an avid and skilled trumpet player and currently plays in the Iowa Hawkeye Marching Band.

Ginny Hughes

Special Projects Coordinator
Fairfield Economic Development Association