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Three from Chatham County tapped for regional economic development board

Posted Monday, August 16, 2004

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Pittsboro, NC – Three Chatham County leaders join a distinguished list of regional business and community leaders named to the board of directors of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), which promotes economic development for the 13-county Research Triangle Region. The region includes Chatham County.

They are:
• Jennifer S. Andrews, attorney
• Paul McCoy, retired
• Tony Tucker, Chatham County Economic Development Corp., who also was elected to a one-year term on the board’s executive committee

“Jennifer, Paul, and Tony bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the task of attracting and nurturing the development of innovative, successful businesses who will shape this region’s economic future,’ said RTRP President and CEO Charles A. Hayes. “We are pleased to have their leadership as we embark on an ambitious strategy to attract jobs and opportunity to our region.”

RTRP is a public/private partnership that promotes economic development for the region of North Carolina comprising Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren counties.

Chatham County is an integral part of the Durham metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the name of a 430,000-person MSA that includes Durham, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties. Raleigh-Cary, NC, is the neighboring MSA that includes Wake, Franklin, and Johnston counties.

CCEDC's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Chatham County through the promotion of economic activities including the attraction of new business and industries and the retention and expansion of existing businesses and industries.


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