We wish a hearty congratulations to a group of 17 Valley economic-development officials who recently graduated from the Rural Leadership Institute, a series of professional-leadership training sessions developed and sponsored by TVA Economic Development.
“Leadership is vitally important to rural communities,” said TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development John Bradley. “Rural communities’ abilities to attract new jobs and investments and help existing companies remain and grow in the Valley are crucial. This requires preparing for growth opportunities, having market-ready sites and buildings, and using effective leadership, communication and technology resources in order to actively compete in a globally competitive marketplace. (more…)