In this episode, we have, as our guest, Lee Crume, President & CEO of BE NKY Growth Partnership, an organization whose mission is to attract, retain, and grow businesses in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties, Kentucky.

Lee was appointed to his current position in April of 2019 after extensive business experience in the private sector. Lee was recognized in 2018 and again in 2023 as one of the Top 50 North American Economic Developers by Consultant Connect. In 2022 Lee and his team at BE NKY won 19 projects representing $292 million in capital investment and 2,356 jobs.

Today, Lee will talk with us about the trends in economic development.  More, specifically, about how the nature of economic development is changing and, as a result, the the role of the economic developer.

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The Whittaker Report Podcast Episode 22 - An Interview with Lee Crume, President & CEO of BE NKY