Economic Development Authority

The Economic Development Authority promotes industry and develops trade by encouraging manufacturing, industrial, and commercial enterprises to locate or remain in the City. The seven Directors of the Economic Development Authority are appointed by City Council.

Term of Office:
4 Years

Meetings:
EDA meetings are held as needed.

Appointees:

Appointee Position Term
William Newsome 2-28-2014 – 2-28-2018
David Webb 2-28-2015 – 2-28-2019
Vincent Lowery 2-28-2013 – 2-28-2021
Gloria Robinson 2-28-2013 – 2-28-2021
James E. Ewing, III 1-1-2017 – 2-28-2020
Robert Grizzard 2-28-2016 – 2-28-2020
David Bland Chair 2-28-2016 – 2-28-2020
Brian S. Thrower Executive Director
Lori R. Jarratt Secretary
C. Butler Barrett Attorney
Sheila Cutrell Treasurer