Join fellow OWIT-GT members and alumnae from Fuqua, Kenan Flagler, Jenkins, Wharton, and Meredith for a evening of networking at RTP on Thursday, January 28th.
Susan Fleetwood, Chief Economic Development Liaison from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, will spark discussions and share information on North Carolina’s strategic economic development plan with a focus on attracting foreign direct investment.
6:00-6:45 pm: Networking
6:45-7:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A
7:30-8:00 pm: Additional Networking
Susan Fleetwood serves as Chief Economic Development Liaison in the Office of the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce. In this role, she provides strategic leadership on complex economic development projects and issues; leads the Department’s efforts in defining processes for working with the newly-formed Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina; helps to develop competitive proposals for the Department’s active economic development projects; and serves as liaison to the Governor’s Office to prepare for his active engagement with prospective and existing companies.
With more than 18 years of experience in economic development, she has served in various, increasingly responsible capacities. Prior to her current role she served as Director of Business & Industry Development and provided leadership for 25 economic development professionals working to recruit new domestic and international companies to the state and helping existing companies grow and expand.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS JANUARY 14th!
More information and online registration: Joint OWIT-GT & Local Alumnae Economic Development Update
12 Davis Drive, RTP, NC