Atlanta, GA. – The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, is pleased to announce Joe Hines as the Virginia Director to serve on the SEDC Board of Directors. The state director will serve a two-year term on SEDC's board. Joe is a Principal at Timmons in Richmond, VA.
The Southern Economic Development Council is a 900+ member nonprofit organization composed of a broad cross-section of active and influential industrial and economic developers from business and industry, utilities, transportation, financial and education institutions, chambers of commerce, and local, regional, and state development agencies. "As a professional association, our main goal is to provide tangible benefits to our members, allowing them to advance the economic prosperity of the area they serve. Joe will be a great asset in helping us achieve this goal," stated Bob Helton, SEDC Chairman for 2021.
SEDC is the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. Founded in 1946, the Council is a nonprofit membership organization of 900+ active and influential economic development professionals representing: local, regional, and state economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, business and industry, utilities, transportation, finance, and education. Through conferences and meetings, research and publications, networking, and educational opportunities, SEDC enables members to advance their common interest – the promotion and enhancement of the economic development profession. For more information, visit www.sedc.org.
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