Experts On Your Side

When you’re ready to establish or expand your investment in Cleveland County, NC, you can count on the CCEDP team. Armed with deep industry relationships, experience and knowledge, we will guide you through our business systems, open doors with leaders and prepare you for success in Cleveland County.

Courtney Ashley
Executive Director
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Courtney Ashley serves as the Executive Director for the Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership. She is a team-oriented and results-driven strategic thinker and storyteller with over seven years of experience and comprehensive knowledge in economic development, marketing and communications, tourism, community engagement and team management. She leads Cleveland County’s economic development efforts through new business recruitment, business retention and expansion, project management, site identification and post-recruitment support. She previously served as the Economic Development Marketing Manager for the City of Greenville, South Carolina, where she supported the City through startup and small business assistance, business recruitment and attraction, community engagement and content, program and event development and execution. She also served as the Marketing and Events Manager for the Town of Forest City and as the Director of Marketing for the Forest City Owls. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Beth Norman
Director of Existing Industry Relations
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Beth leverages her career experience in Cleveland County’s manufacturing sector and background in engineering to help existing industries meet their needs – from day-to-day operations to expansion projects. With five years of service at CCEDP, she has the knowledge and experience to match businesses with the resources Cleveland County offers. Beth a holds a BA degree in Business from Virginia Tech.

Contact Us

  • Courtney Ashley
  • Executive Director
  • 704.669.4703
[email protected]