Joined EDPA: 1994
Davidson College, North Carolina, B.A. Music
University of Alabama, Masters in Information Science, M.S.L.S.
Erasmus University, The Netherlands, M.B.A., International Marketing
Areas of Expertise/Responsibilities:
EDPA experience includes business information, recruiting, existing industry, and innovation economy.
Developed and managed EDPA’s first business information function.
Managed recruitment projects for five years.
Manage the Foundations for Growth existing industry initiative.
Works closely with universities, entrepreneurs, and investors on innovation strategies for Alabama.
Advice and counsel to communities and other organizations on innovation-based economic development.
Speaker on innovation strategies, existing industry, and other economic development topics.
Alabama Aerospace Industries Association, Founding Board Member and Officer
Alabama Launchpad Biotech Association of Alabama, Board of Directors
Economic Development Association of Alabama
Licensing Executives Society
Instrumental in founding and organizing Alabama Launchpad.
Instrumental in founding the Alabama Aerospace Industries Association.
Advisory Board member of Auburn MIS program.
Lange, Simpson, Robinson and Somerville
Alabama Power Company
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.