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The John Locke Foundation presents

Introduction To The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

with our special guest 

Christopher Chung 


Monday, May 2, 2016
12 Noon

John Locke Foundation
200 W. Morgan Street, Raleigh

Free Event Open to the Public 


About This Presentation
The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that oversees the state’s efforts in business and job recruitment and retention, international trade, and tourism, film and sports development. In this presentation, Christopher Chung will explain the Partnership’s role in fostering collaboration between businesses and government, local and regional economic development organizations, other businesses, community leadership and the state’s universities and community colleges. 

About Christopher Chung
In 2015, Christopher Chung joined the new Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) as Chief Executive Officer. From 2007 to 2014, Chris served the Missouri Partnership as the public-private, non-profit corporation’s first Chief Executive Officer. In addition to leading the organization through its initial start-up phase, Chris directed the Partnership’s efforts to market Missouri for new business investment and recruit new corporate operations. Chris also previously served as Manager of the State of Ohio’s Office of Business Development, managing an $80 million annual incentives budget and leading Ohio’s front-line sales force dedicated to attracting new  business  investment  and  job  creation  to  the  state. Chris attended The Ohio State University (OSU), graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a double-major in Japanese and economics, and has completed significant coursework towards a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from the OSU John Glenn School of Public Affairs.

 

Shaftesbury presentations are free and open to the public. Lunch is not available for purchase at the presentation. You are welcome to bring your lunch.


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