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CEDC Chairman Talks About New Executive Director Hire

July 19th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation earlier this month announced the hiring of Paul Kelly Jr. as executive director.  Kelly has been a private practice attorney for more than a decade and has an office on Washington Street.  He will be closing  his practice July 24 to become full-time director of the nonprofit CEDC.  Kelly replaces Shawn Hershberger who left to take a job in Winchester, Virginia. Matt Miller, who had served as acting director for the CEDC, will remain with the corporation. Jonathan Hutcherson, CEDC board chairman, told WCBC News that although a national search was conducted and many candidates were interviewed- Kelly was far and away the most impressive candidate…

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