Economic Development for Central Oregon announced that Russell DeBoodt has been hired to head up the Prineville – Crook County office.
DeBoodt is a Prineville native, currently living in Portland.
City of Prineville Manager Steve Forrester says they are extremely impressed with all the finalists, but DeBoodt was a standout.
DeBoodt continued to be involved with the community; volunteering for the Crooked River Round-Up, Crook County Future Farmers of America Alumni and serves as Director of Crook County's Farm Bureau Scholarship Golf Tournament.
DeBoodt replaces Jason Carr, who left to become the Executive Director of Partnership to End Poverty. He begins his position on October first.