Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Economic Development Council Announces New Director

HOPKINSVILLE, KY (3/9/12) – The Board of Directors of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Economic Development Council (EDC) announced today that they have selected Mitch Robinson, CEcD as the organization’s new Executive Director beginning April 2, 2012

Robinson, a native Kentuckian, brings to Hopkinsville-Christian County more than twenty-five years of comprehensive executive experience in economic and community development. He joins the EDC following 18 years as Executive Director of the Cape Girardeau Area MAGNET. During his time at MAGNET, his efforts resulted in the creation of more than 3,000 new jobs and the industry retention of over 1,000 jobs.
 
“We enthusiastically welcome Mitch to Hopkinsville-Christian County,” stated EDC Chair Eston Glover. “After conducting an extensive search process, the committee determined that Mr. Robinson has the skill set and experience we are looking for in leading the economic development efforts of our community. With this hire and the strong support of current staff, we are well positioned to promote this community as our existing industries choose to grow, and as new industries see this region as a great opportunity for their new plants.”

During his career, Robinson also has held positions with the Henderson Economic Development Council, Ohio County Industrial Foundation and with the Purchase Area Development District. His education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from Western Kentucky University, and a Master’s in Public Administration from Indiana State University. He is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute from the University of Oklahoma and is an IEDC Certified Economic Developer.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Vonda Gates

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Dawson Springs Police Chief to Retire on Halloween

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (9/16/14) — The city of Dawson Springs held its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept.… Read More

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/17/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Wednesday,… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 15, 2014 4480

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 15, 2014 4339

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 13, 2014 3808

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 16, 2014 2951

Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 2151

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3808

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2151

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2034

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 17, 2014 665

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Kyle Pharris
September 16, 2014 549

Dawson Springs Police Chief to Retire on…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 13, 2014 1583

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1572

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 1550

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 1284

Wesleyan Shawnee Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 15, 2014 935

Owensboro Convention Center Announces…

in News by Madison Strobel

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 4480

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 15, 2014 4339

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 16, 2014 2951

Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 14, 2014 1881

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage
September 13, 2014 1646

Local Author Signs Copies of Her New Book

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06