ATHENS – Bethany Shockney, president and CEO of the Limestone County Economic Development Association, was elected to the board of the Southern Economic Development Council.
The SEDC, North America’s oldest and largest regional economic development association, announced the election of directors and officers at its annual conference in San Antonio.
“I am proud to serve with this incredible group of professionals,” Shockney said. “SEDC has been a valuable resource for our organization and will help us continue to promote Limestone County, Alabama, regionally.”
Shockney joins other directors on the 17-state board. Their terms began Jan. 1.
“SEDC members set the global economic development standard as we nurture iconic brands, support emerging technologies that are redefining markets, and develop world-class business environments and opportunities in our communities,” said council President Matt Tackett. “Our board reflects the sophisticated and impactful council network that has built the world’s third-largest and best-positioned economy.”