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2024 SEDC Annual Conference | Savannah, GA

2024 SEDC Annual Conference | Savannah, GA

Sunday, July 28, 2024 to Tuesday, July 30, 2024

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

1 Resort Drive
Savannah, GA 31401-7000
United States

Event Details

The Southern Economic Development Council, North America's oldest and largest regional economic development association, will convene in Savannah for #SEDC2024 on July 28 - 30. Join 500 of the world's leading economy builders for a capacity-building and fun experience. Ticket sales are open now!

Host Hotel

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
1 Resort Dr, Savannah, GA 31421 

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Ted Abernathy
Ted Abernathy Managing Partner Economic Leadership, LLC
Stephen Adams
Stephen Adams Acting Executive Director Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Sherry Alexander
Sherry Alexander Director, Business Development MidAmerica Industrial Park - Pryor, OK
Andrea Anderson
Andrea Anderson Vice President of Economic Development Ardmore Development Authority
Kelly Anderson
Kelly Anderson Director of Business Development ECS Southeast, LLP
Johnny Arellano
Johnny Arellano Supply Chain Consultant Moffatt & Nichol
Matt Arnold
Matt Arnold President & CEO Marshall County Economic Development Council
Tywan Arrington
Tywan Arrington Director Business Development Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation
Jodi Ashby - 1
Jodi Ashby - 1 Executive Director Pampa Economic Development Corporation
Lacey Bacchus
Lacey Bacchus Business Development Retail Strategies, Inc
Ellie Baker
Ellie Baker Director of Economic Development City of Magnolia, Arkansas
Keith Barclift
Keith Barclift National Manager, Site Selection EquipmentShare
Lacy Beasley
Lacy Beasley President & COO Retail Strategies, Inc
David Bennett
David Bennett President & CEO Livingston Economic Development Council
Mark Bergethon
Mark Bergethon Principal Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
Jake Biggs
Jake Biggs Business Development Manager Bludot
Richard Blackwell
Richard Blackwell Vice President of Development Agracel
Sam Blatt
Sam Blatt Manager, Economic Development Policy Amazon.com
Christopher Bontrager
Christopher Bontrager Vice President: Western Region Retail Strategies, Inc
Cynthia Boone
Cynthia Boone Economic Development & Tourism Manager Charles City County
Anna Bradford
Anna Bradford Business Development Coordinator Forcum Lannom Contractors
Rita Braswell
Rita Braswell Economic Development Liaison/ Vice-President CREDC
Jessica Breaux
Jessica Breaux Senior Manager, Economic Development Amazon.com
Jerry Briones
Jerry Briones Deputy Executive Director & COO Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation
Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown Economic and Strategic Opportunities Director City of Daytona Beach
Paul Bryan
Paul Bryan Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
Jody Bryson
Jody Bryson President & CEO SC Technology and Aviation Center
Justin Burch
Justin Burch Executive Director Washington County Economic Alliance
Austin Cain
Austin Cain Sales Director EDOiQ / Unifyi, LLC
Ginger Cangelosi
Ginger Cangelosi Executive Director Tangipahoa Economic Development
Helene Caseltine
Helene Caseltine Economic Development Director Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
Scott Castleberry
Scott Castleberry Principal, Director of Operations MBI Companies, Inc.
Natalie Chapman
Natalie Chapman Economic Development Supervisor Wise County, VA Office of Economic & Industrial Development
Lauren Clary
Lauren Clary Market Development Kansas Gas Service
Andy Coe
Andy Coe Principal Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
Alysia Cook
Alysia Cook Principal Opportunity Strategies LLC
Susan Copeland
Susan Copeland Marketing Coordinator Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority/Southwest Virginia's e-Region
Bill Cork
Bill Cork Executive Director and Chief Economic Development Officer Mississippi Development Authority
Ray Covey
Ray Covey Director Economic and Business Development Las Aguilas
Will Cowsert
Will Cowsert Sr. Manager Amazon.com
Maggie Cromeens
Maggie Cromeens Executive Director City of Cuero
Brenda Daniels
Brenda Daniels Economic Development/Business Consultant Carolinas Gateway Partnership
Kelsey Dansby
Kelsey Dansby Development Coordinator Tennessee Central Economic Authority
Rene DeBerdt
Rene DeBerdt Construction and Development Manager Denham-Blythe
Ron Deforest
Ron Deforest VP of Client & Vendor Service Pat Davis Design Group (PDDG)
Lindsay Dennis
Lindsay Dennis Vice President | Business Retention and Expansion Development Corporation of Abilene
Aaron Densmore
Aaron Densmore Planning Engineer Moffatt & Nichol
Karen Dickson
Karen Dickson Economic Development Manager Lower Colorado River Authority
Christopher Dill
Christopher Dill Business Development Manager W. M. Jordan Company
Justyn Dixon
Justyn Dixon President/CEO North Louisiana Economic Partnership
Meredith Dubree
Meredith Dubree Executive Director Breckinridge County United, Inc.
Uconda Dunn
Uconda Dunn Vice President, Business Development Greenville - ENC Alliance
Stacey Duvic
Stacey Duvic Director, Community Competitiveness Louisiana Economic Development
Brent Edwards
Brent Edwards VP of Business Development T.W. Frierson Contractor, Inc.
Jeffrey Edwards
Jeffrey Edwards Chief of Staff - Somerset Mayor City of Somerset
Ryan Egly
Ryan Egly President & CEO Lawrence County (TN) Chamber of Commerce
Terrell Ellis
Terrell Ellis Executive Director Advantage Valley Inc.
Susan Emery
Susan Emery Economic Development Project Manager LG&E and KU
Brian Falin
Brian Falin Industrial Development Supervisor Wise County, VA Office of Economic & Industrial Development
Eli Falls
Eli Falls Economic Development Lead Moffatt & Nichol
Josh Fenn
Josh Fenn Executive Director Henry County Development Authority
Rebecca Fisher
Rebecca Fisher Talent Solutions Manager Mount Rogers Regional Partnership
Jim Fram
Jim Fram Consultant & Economic Development Leader Community Growth Strategies
Lindsay Frilling
Lindsay Frilling CEO Obion County Joint Economic Development Corporation
Bret Gardella
Bret Gardella Executive Director & CEO Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation
Matt Garrett
Matt Garrett Business Development Manager D.H. Griffin Companies
Adam Gawarecki
Adam Gawarecki President/ CEO San Patricio County EDC
Zach Gilmore
Zach Gilmore Business Consultant
Travis Gipson
Travis Gipson Account Representative Trade & Industry Development
Jason Giulietti
Jason Giulietti President & CEO Central SC Alliance
Mill Graves
Mill Graves Director of Business Development Retail Strategies, Inc
Michael Guadarrama
Michael Guadarrama Economic Engagement Manager ARCO/Murray National Construction Company
Joanna Gurley
Joanna Gurley National Business Development Executive AHI Corporate Housing
Brian Gwin
Brian Gwin Industrial Development Manager Norfolk Southern Corporation
Ray Hagerman
Ray Hagerman Executive Director Muhlenberg Economic Growth Alliance
Andy Hagy
Andy Hagy Director of economic Development Nashville County, NC
Nichole Hair
Nichole Hair Executive Director Mount Rogers Regional Partnership
Serra Hall
Serra Hall Executive Director Newton County Industrial Development Authority
Kevin Hanna
Kevin Hanna President & CEO Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce
Caroline Harrelson
Caroline Harrelson The Retail Coach
Stephanie Hartman
Stephanie Hartman Director, Small Business Services Louisiana Economic Development
Kendra Hayden
Kendra Hayden Director of Community & Economic Development Smyth County
Monica Heath
Monica Heath Executive Director McKenzie Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Sharon Hill
Sharon Hill Manager of Established Industry Henry County Development Authority
Joe Hines
Joe Hines Senior Principal & Director of Economic Dev Timmons
Joe Hines
Joe Hines Senior Principal & Director of Economic Dev Timmons Group
Pierce Homer
Pierce Homer Director of Transportation Practice Moffatt & Nichol
Craig Hudson
Craig Hudson Group Vice President - Industrial Development Norfolk Southern Corporation
Corey Johns
Corey Johns Executive Director Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson Technical Services Lead Moffatt & Nichol
Heather Simmons Jones
Heather Simmons Jones Director of Southeast Operations MRB Group
Oppie Jordan
Oppie Jordan Vice President Carolinas Gateway Partnership
James Joyner II
James Joyner II Director of Business Development ECS Southeast, LLP
Alan Keck
Alan Keck Mayor City of Somerset
Greg Kelly
Greg Kelly Vice President H&M Company, Inc.
Brian Kelsey
Brian Kelsey Manager, Economic Development Advisory Services Ernst & Young
Missy Kendrick
Missy Kendrick President Rome/Floyd County Development Authority
John H. Kilgore
John H. Kilgore Executive Director Scott Co., VA Economic Development
Jen Kostyniuk
Jen Kostyniuk Director, Economic Development Dominion Energy
Sloan Lindsey
Sloan Lindsey Business Development Manager Landmark Construction Company - North Charleston, SC
Mark Litten
Mark Litten Vice President Economic Development Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Ashley Llewellyn
Ashley Llewellyn Director of Strategic Initiatives St. Tammany Corporation
Melody Lockwood
Melody Lockwood Executive Director - BERG Louisiana Economic Development
Robert Long
Robert Long Director Chester County Economic Development
Brian Maas
Brian Maas Vice President/Director of Business Development ECS Southeast, LLC
Kate MacArthur
Kate MacArthur President/CEO Ascension Economic Development Corporation
David Manley
David Manley Executive Director Joint IDA of Wythe County, VA
Robert Martinez
Robert Martinez Vice President of Freight and Economic Development Moffatt & Nichol
Chris Masingill
Chris Masingill Chief Executive Officer St. Tammany Corporation
Deborah Massie
Deborah Massie Manager, Entitlements | Public Policy - Economic Development Amazon.com
John Matthews
John Matthews Deputy Director Joint IDA of Wythe County, VA
Josh Mayo
Josh Mayo Project Manager - Automotive Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Ben McDaniel
Ben McDaniel Director- Barrow-Braselton Joint Economic Development Authority  Barrow County Economic Development Department
Kim McDonald
Kim McDonald Senior Advertising Account Executive Trade & Industry Development
Ashley McIntyre
Ashley McIntyre Business Development Bennett & Pless
Clayton McKinnon
Clayton McKinnon Regional Development Director, Gulf States Agracel
Matt Moloney
Matt Moloney Director of Marketing and Sales Bludot
Charlotte Mullins
Charlotte Mullins Marketing Ambassador Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority/Southwest Virginia's e-Region
Ryan Nance
Ryan Nance Director of Economic Development North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives
Colby Nate
Colby Nate CEO EDOiQ / Unifyi, LLC
Bret Necessary
Bret Necessary Vice President MW Builders
Marc Nelson
Marc Nelson Director of Economic Development City of Roanoke Virginia Dept. of Economic Development
Mike Norris
Mike Norris Risk Advisor Scott Insurance
Niki Ogletree
Niki Ogletree Senior Project Manager Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority
Russell Parr
Russell Parr Project Manager Resource and Land Consultants
Alex Patrick
Alex Patrick Director, Economic Development – Business Attraction Birmingham Business Alliance
Raul Peralta
Raul Peralta Senior VP - Business Development ECS Southeast, LLP
Jennifer Perryman
Jennifer Perryman Executive Director Savannah Industrial Development Corp
Jennifer Perryman
Jennifer Perryman Executive Director Savannah Industrial Development Corporation
Heidi Pfannes
Heidi Pfannes Vice President, Director of Business Development Albert Kahn Associates
Anna Powell
Anna Powell President Hope-Hempstead County Economic Development Corp.
Shane Powers
Shane Powers Project Manager AECOM
Dani Pugsley
Dani Pugsley President/CEO Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce
Alfreda Reynolds
Alfreda Reynolds Director of Economic Development Brunswick County Economic Development
Stephen Roddey
Stephen Roddey Vice President of Business Recruitment Central SC Alliance
Teresa Rosales
Teresa Rosales Economic Development Specialist Brenham | Washington County Economic Development
Bart Rowland
Bart Rowland Vice President of Job Creation Ocala Metro CEP
Maria Satira
Maria Satira Director of Marketing and Communications Greenville Eastern North Carolina Alliance
Kat Saunders
Kat Saunders Partner and Head of Strategy and Leadership Economic Leadership, LLC
Rick Schroder
Rick Schroder Director of Business Development SeamonWhiteside
Jay Schwedler
Jay Schwedler President and CEO Sumter Economic Development
Matt Seale
Matt Seale Chamber and EDA Chief Executive Officer Douglas-Coffee Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Authority
Amanda Sexton
Amanda Sexton Project Manager Tennessee Central Economic Authority
Jay Shidler
Jay Shidler Project Manager Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Shelley Short
Shelley Short President & CEO Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber
Ashlyn Shrewsbury
Ashlyn Shrewsbury Economic Development Manager Mount Rogers Regional Partnership
Kayla Shugart
Kayla Shugart Economic Development Coordinator EquipmentShare
Alan Sisk
Alan Sisk Director Business Development Moffatt & Nichol
Heath Slapikas
Heath Slapikas Director of Web Development 365 Degree Total Marketing
Ted Smith
Ted Smith Manager, Business Development West Virginia Department of Economic Development
John J. Smolak
John J. Smolak Partner Sanford Holshouser ED Consulting JJS Economic Development Advisors, LLC
Danielle Sweat
Danielle Sweat Executive Economic Development Director City of Wolfforth EDC
Diane Thomas
Diane Thomas Marketing Ambassador Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority/Southwest Virginia's e-Region
Jack Thomas
Jack Thomas Vice President, Economic Development Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce
Benjy Thompson
Benjy Thompson CEO Development Authority of Bulloch County
LaTokia Trigg
LaTokia Trigg readySC™ Senior Area Director readySC
Mandy Underwood
Mandy Underwood Executive Director Jenkins County Development Authority
Elan Vallender
Elan Vallender Executive Director Converse Economic Development Corporation
Colleen Walton
Colleen Walton Brand Coach Brand Acceleration, Inc.
Kerri Ward
Kerri Ward Business Development Manager ECS Southeast, LLC
Jennifer Warriner
Jennifer Warriner Marketing/Public Relations Moffatt & Nichol
Joyce Wasserman
Joyce Wasserman Senior Account Executive Business Facilities Magazine
Daniel Webb
Daniel Webb Regional Development Director Agracel
Tim Weston
Tim Weston Vice President Brasfield & Gorrie
Zechariah Willoughby
Zechariah Willoughby Director of Research Central SC Alliance
Kim Wilmes
Kim Wilmes VP of Economic Development Programs Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Jason Winters
Jason Winters EquipmentShare
Jack Wise
Jack Wise Manager, Gray Development Gray Development
Mitzi Y'Barbo
Mitzi Y'Barbo Marketing and Research Analyst Sulphur Springs Hopkins County EDC
Stacey Zawacki
Stacey Zawacki Director of Communications Lafayette Economic Development Authority
Christy Zeringue
Christy Zeringue Chief Operating Officer South Louisiana Economic Council
14 Other Registered Attendees

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