CEDC Leadership

CEDC Officers and Board Members


LaWana Mayfield

Charlotte City Council



Bill Thunberg

Lake Norman Transportation Commission

Astrid Chirinos

Latin American Economic Development Corporation


Mike Manis, CED Director

Centralina Council of Governments

Ron Smith, Executive Director
Centralina Council of Governments

Local Government Representatives

Anson County

Jarvis Woodburn, Commissioner


Cabarrus County

Mike Downs


Gaston County
Donny Hicks, Executive Director, Gaston County EDC


Iredell County

Beth Dirks, Deputy County Manager


Lincoln County

Cliff Brumfield, Executive Director, Lincoln EDA


Mecklenburg County

Trevor Fuller, Commissioner

Leslie Johnson, Assistant County Manager


Town of Mooresville

Mayor Miles Atkins


Rowan County

Greg Edds, Chairman


Stanly County

Andy Lucas


Union County
Frank Aikmus, Commissioner


Business & Industry Representatives

Joe Carpenter

Mark Brady, VP Commercial Banking, Bank of North Carolina

Robert Hillman, Financial Advisor, Consolidated Planning, Inc.

Marian Steele, CFO, J.C. Steele & Sons, Inc.

David Post, The Post Group


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Board of Directors Officers

  • LaWana Mayfield, Chair
    City of Charlotte
  • Bill Thunberg, Vice-Chair
    Lake Norman Transportation Commission
  • Astrid Chirions , Treasurer/Secretary
    Latin American EDC