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Loudon County Economic Development Agency Loudon County Economic Development Agency is a quasi-governmental non-profit 501(c)(3) agency formed as result of Tennes- see Code Annotated, Section 6-58-114(b) with the mission to “foster communication relative to economic and community development between and among governmental entities, industry, and private citizens.” We currently offer a full range of programs and services including: l Industrial and business recruitment, retention and expansion l Location analysis and design assistance l Grant writing and administration assistance l Workforce initiatives l Loudon County Young Talent/Young Professionals opportunities l Administer the Industrial Development Board(s) activities l Manage TDOT local program projects l Oversee Loudon County Three Star program Board of Directors Buddy Bradshaw, Loudon County Jeff Harris, City of Loudon Eddie Simpson, City of Lenoir City John Evans, Committee of 100 Christy Fitzgerald, Loudon County Chamber of Commerce John Harrison, Greenbelt property owner Bruce Giles, Member at-large Ex-Officio Jack Qualls, second from right, Loudon County Economic Development Agency executive director, with Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, center, receiving the Three Star award and recognition. Amber Scott-Kelso, City of Lenoir City, City Administrator Ty Ross, City of Loudon, City Manager/Loudon Utilities Board Rodney Grugin, Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Shannon Littleton, Lenoir City Utilities Board Executive Committee Buddy Bradshaw, Loudon County Mayor Jeff Harris, City of Loudon Mayor Tony Aikens, City of Lenoir City Mayor John Evans, LCEDA board Staff Jack Qualls, Executive Director Blair Patterson, Administrative Liaison 20 Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Living Guide 2020 n www.loudoncountychamber.com