The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) recently announced staff promotions. Max Stewart has been promoted to vice-president of economic development, overseeing the EDC’s functions related to business relocation and expansion.
Lauren Kratsch has been promoted to senior director of business relations and will lead the organization’s engagement with local, established businesses to ensure the EDC is providing the resources companies need to succeed in Manatee County.
Elizabeth Cordes has been promoted to director of investor relations; in her new role, she will oversee investor recruitment and engagement.
Kirsten Lovett has been promoted to event and social media manager. Lovett will be responsible for the creation and execution of the EDC’s events and social media strategy.