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.

Kristin Reese
Executive Director
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(704) 669-4701
Born and raised in Cleveland County, and a graduate of North Carolina State University with a BA degree in Political Science, Kristin is passionate about Cleveland County. She is well versed with North Carolina’s taxes, incentives, real estate, demographics and workforce assets. Kristin has 13-plus years at CCEDP, and in addition to managing the daily operations of the organization, she also spearheads all new industry business development strategies and activities.
Beth Norman
Director of Existing Industry Relations
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(704) 669-4704
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.