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Building a diversified economic base throughout Catawba County by recruiting new business and industry...

The Catawba County EDC Board of Directors is comprised of 9 members.  These members are appointed for three year terms by Catawba County (5) and the cities of Conover (1), Hickory (2) and Newton (1).

 

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Robin Nicholson, Chair
Duke Energy
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2022

Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, Vice-Chair
Catawba Valley Community College
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2020

Susanne Swinnie Secretary/Treasurer
ZF Chassis Components, LLC
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2022

Eddie Beard
Catawba Valley Medical Group
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2021

Ellie Bradshaw
Patrick Harper & Dixon, LLC
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2020 

Jeff Cline
BB&T/Cline Southern
Appointed by the City of Hickory
Term expires June 30, 2020

Amir Rashidi
United Machine and Metal Fabricators, Inc.
Appointed by the City of Conover
Term expires June 30, 2022

Lance Sellers
Peoples Bank
Appointed by the City of Newton
Term expires June 30, 2021

Stephen Shuford
Shurtape Technologies
Appointed by the City of Hickory
Term expires June 30, 2021