Gerald Gordon, who has served as President & CEO of the Fairfax County EDA for 31 years has announced he will be leaving at the end of the year for a fellow position with the College of Charleston in South Carolina.
Turner Widgen has been named Special Assistant to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. Prior to her appointment, Turner served as Communications Specialist and Associate Communications Manager at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership since March 2016.
VEDP Staff Changes:
- Tommy Miller has moved from a project management role on the Products Team to the Lead Generation Team as a Business Manager in the Business Investment Division.
- Jason Smith has joined VEDP as a Business Manager on the Products Team in the Business Investment Division. Jason previously served as the Director of Community and Economic Development for Fluvanna County.
- Tracy Tynan accepted a position as Director for the Virginia Office of Unmanned Systems at the Center of Innovative Technology. Tracy was a Business Manager on the Technologies and Services Team in the Business Investment Division.
- Scott Parsons has retired from his position as Vice President of the Division of Incentives.
- Johan Salen has joined VEDP as Vice President of the Division of Incentives. Johan recently served as Executive Director of the New York City Industrial Development Agency.
The Shenandoah Valley Partnership
has launched a new regional economic development website with a new domain name. Check out
Winchester, Virginia Economic Development Department
has launched a new