Keasha Haythe, Dorchester County Economic Development Director, was elected president of the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) at the association’s annual conference last week. As reported in The Star Democrat:
“I am honored and humbled to be chosen by my peers in the economic development profession to serve as president of this outstanding organization,” Haythe said of her selection. “I look forward to working with my colleagues in business, industry and government to promote policies and programs that strengthen our state’s business climate.”
Haythe was appointed director of DCED in June 2008. In the past seven years, according to a news release, she has pursued an agenda designed to capitalize on Dorchester’s core economic assets and develop collaborative partnerships to support high-level initiatives such as the Dorchester Regional Technology Park and the Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC) incubator. During Haythe’s tenure, Dorchester County has completed Phase I of the Technology Park and announced Phase II of the Park which includes the construction of the ESIC facility, according to the release.
For more information read the full article in The Star Democrat.