GAGE names new Business Development Director |
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Economic-development veteran Chris Kinnett joined the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, filling the position of Business Development Director in January of 2013.
Kinnett has more than 25+ years of experience in economic development, including terms at both the the Johnson County Development Corporation and the Knox County Development Corporation. During Kinnett’s time in Johnson County he also served as treasurer of the Indiana Economic Development Association, a state-wide organization which strives to strengthen Economic Development within Indiana.
In previous positions, Kinnett was responsible for the recruitment of domestic and foreign companies to Indiana. He also brings extensive port experience to the position, having served as director of the Indiana Port Commission in Jeffersonville and Mt. Vernon.
As the Business Development Director at the Growth Alliance, Kinnett works with area businesses to enhance their strengths and opportunities while continuing to work toward attracting new businesses to Evansville/Vanderburgh County