Growing the CCDA
The Chambers County Development Authority (CCDA) has named Chris Busby as the organizations new Community Development Manager.
LANETT, AL April 20, 2015 – The Chambers County Development Authority (CCDA) has named Chris Busby as the organizations new Community Development Manager.
Busby will serve multiple roles as part of the CCDA, including coordinating marketing and public relations efforts, assisting Chambers County's municipalities and towns with downtown development and growth and the continued economic recruitment for the county as a whole. He will also spearhead the CCDA's retiree and veteran recruitment and attraction initiative.
The CCDA actively recruits industrial, commercial and retail opportunities for Chambers County and works daily to improve the quality of life through retaining and adding new, quality jobs, providing leadership and encouraging economic and community development throughout all of the county.
"The opportunity to work with an organization the caliber of the Chambers County Development Authority is one that is both a honor and privilege, and I'm excited to further expand on their astonishing success," Busby said. "As a lifelong resident of Chambers County, the prospect of contributing to the future strength of my home is a responsibility that I do not take lightly, and I am eager to have this chance to make an impact not just on this generation, but on the many generations that will follow."
"I'm really excited about the opportunity to add Chris to our team," CCDA Executive Director Valerie Gray said. "Chris brings with him an in depth knowledge and love for Chambers County and its small towns. I have no doubt that with the team we now have in place at the CCDA, the momentum of growth and development for our area will continue. I think the area is fortunate to have local dedicated staff members who live, love and breathe Chambers County."
Busby comes to the CCDA with a wealth of knowledge on the county and it's citizens, having spent that last seven years as news editor for The LaFayette Sun, where he managed both the content and design of the publication. He is a 2004 graduate of The University of Alabama and currently resides in Waverly.
"I have seen firsthand the tremendous progress and growth brought about by the hard work and dedication of Mrs. Gray and the staff of the CCDA and I intend to build upon the strong foundation that has been laid here at the Chambers County Development Authority," Busby continued. "I have high expectations for what Chambers County and its residents are capable of achieving and it is my goal to continue bringing opportunities to this county for those expectations to be met."