Nicholas named for board
March 12, 2020
Jess Nicholas, formerly of Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance, will serve the Escambia County Industrial Development Authority as its executive director for economic development.
The board, at its regular meeting in January, extended a contract offer to Centerfire Economic LLC, of which Nicholas serves as CEO. The board had previously utilized the staff of Coastal Gateway EDA to provide economic development services, but opted to make a change in its provider. Around the same time, Nicholas had also opted to break from Coastal Gateway, where he had served as a director...