Economic Development Association of Alabama Elects Kevin Jackson as New Board Member


Economic Development Association of Alabama Welcomes Kevin Jackson as Newly Elected 2024 Board Member

The Economic Development Association of Alabama:

The Shoals, Ala. – January 31, 2024 – Kevin Jackson, a prominent figure in the field of economic development, is pleased to announce his recent appointment to the board of directors of the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA). His extensive experience and dedication to advancing economic growth make him a valuable addition to the organization.

Jackson brings a wealth of knowledge and a successful track record in the realm of economic development to his new role on the EDAA board. With a career spanning over two decades, Mr. Smith has played a pivotal role in shaping economic strategies and fostering growth within the state of Alabama.

"I am honored to join the board of the Economic Development Association of Alabama," said Jackson. "Alabama holds immense potential for economic advancement, and I look forward to collaborating with my fellow board members to drive progress and prosperity across the state."

Jackon's professional background includes senior leadership positions in both public and private sectors, where he has championed initiatives focused on job creation, investment attraction, and community development. His expertise in economic policy, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement will undoubtedly contribute to EDAA's mission of promoting economic development in Alabama.

"We are delighted to welcome Kevin Jackson to our board of directors," said EDAA Executive Director Jim Searcy. "His dedication to economic development aligns perfectly with our organization's goals, and we believe his insights and leadership will be instrumental in advancing our mission," said Searcy.

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About Economic Development Association of Alabama

The Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA) is a membership-based organization focused on promoting economic growth in Alabama. EDAA membership includes 500 economic development professionals throughout the state, along with individuals and companies in related fields. Members enjoy the benefits of networking opportunities, professional development, and legislative representation, as they work together with the EDAA staff and board of directors to help positively influence state legislation and industrial growth within the state. 

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