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Economic Development Advisory Council

A shared purpose of strengthening the competitive position of the region.

Economic Development Advisory Council

EDAC

The Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC) is comprised of professional economic development leaders from each of the 15 counties in the Charlotte Region. The Council exists to provide professional guidance and assistance in planning and implementation of aggressive economic development strategies for the benefit of the member counties and the entire Charlotte Region.

The Council meets monthly and works closely with the staff at the CLT Alliance on recruitment, marketing, workforce, and policy matters and regularly shares best practices with one another for the purpose of strengthening the competitive position of the region.

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Economic Development Advisory Council

EDAC Partners

ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC

David Icenhour
Alexander County Economic Development Corporation
828-632-1161
[email protected]

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CABARRUS COUNTY, NC

Robert Carney
Cabarrus Economic Development
704-490-4977
[email protected]

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CATAWBA COUNTY, NC

Scott Millar
Catawba County Economic Development Corporation
828-267-1564
[email protected]

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CHESTER COUNTY, SC

Jeff Burgess
Chester County Economic Development
803-377-1216
[email protected]

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC

Kim Burch
Chesterfield County Economic Development Board
843-623-6500
[email protected]

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CITY OF CHARLOTTE

Fran West
City of Charlotte
980-240-2026
[email protected]

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CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC

Kristin Reese
Cleveland County Economic Development
704-669-4701
[email protected]om

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GASTON COUNTY, NC

Donny Hicks
Gaston County Economic Development Commission
704-825-4046
[email protected]

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IREDELL COUNTY, NC

Jenn Bosser
Iredell County Economic Development
704-663-1898
[email protected]

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LANCASTER COUNTY, SC

Jamie Gilbert
Lancaster County Economic Development
803-286-3633
[email protected]

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC

Cliff Brumfield
Lincoln Economic Development Association
704-732-1511
[email protected]

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MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC

Peter Zeiler
Mecklenburg County Economic Development
980-314-2938
[email protected]

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ROWAN COUNTY, NC

Rod Crider
Rowan County Economic Development
704-637-5526
[email protected]

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STANLY COUNTY, NC

Candice Lowder
Stanly County Economic Development
704-986-3683
[email protected]

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YORK COUNTY, SC

David Swenson
York County Economic Development
803-802-4300
[email protected]

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Laura Foor

For More Information

Laura Foor

Vice President, External Affairs
704-378-1365