City Welcomes New Economic Development Coordinator
The City of Delaware announced today that Courtney Hendershot is the new Economic Development Coordinator.
Hendershot previously served Parkersburg and Wood County, West Virginia, as Events and Marketing Coordinator for Main Street PKB and Marketing Director for the Wood County Economic Development Office. She also has private sector sales and marketing experience.
While working for PKB and Wood County, she had extensive experience with social media management and event planning, supported an organizational rebranding campaign and launch, business retention and downtown revitalization projects, and public relations.
Hendershot is excited to bring her marketing, communications, project management and relationship management skills to the City of Delaware.
“With Courtney’s experience and creativity, we think she is going to take our economic development marketing and communication efforts to the next level,” said Economic Development Director Sean Hughes. “She is great with people and project management, so our business retention and expansion programming is in fantastic hands.”
Hendershot’s experience and skills also will add capacity the City of Delaware’s business attraction project management efforts.
Hendershot graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2017 with a BSBA in Marketing and Social Media.
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