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KLED names new president

The Kentucky Lake Economic Development (KLED) board has announced the hiring of a new president. Elizabeth Griffith Mudd was chosen after a nationwide search and will be charged with leading economic development in Marshall County.

Mudd, a native of Owensboro, is the director of existing Industry and workforce development at the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation (GOEDC). She is a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College where she obtained her degree in Communications, and Western Kentucky University where she completed her Master’s in Public Development Institute (OUEDI), which is the premier organization dedicated to training economic development professionals and is fully accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Prior to her time at the GOEDC, she served as the executive director of the Wendell H. Ford Government Education Center in Owensboro.