David Padgett (center) provides feedback at Padgett Participates in Auburn University Discussion Panel

David Padgett (center) provides feedback at Padgett Participates in Auburn University Discussion Panel

David Padgett, Economic Development Director for the Bullock County Development Authority, was invited to participate as a panelist discussing “Rural Development: Best Practices from Across Alabama” at Padgett Participates in Auburn University Discussion Panel

David Padgett, Economic Development Director for the Bullock County Development Authority, was invited to participate as a panelist discussing “Rural Development: Best Practices from Across Alabama” at The Intensive Economic Development Training Course.

This is an annual two-week course presented by Auburn University’s Government & Economic Development Institute (GEDI). Mr. Padgett’s and the other panelist represented Economic Developers in Rural Alabama. The course participants numbered 57 with careers throughout Alabama.

The course introduces participants to all phases of economic development. The program leaders chosen for these panels have proven success in economic development practices and techniques. Instructors represent the field’s most effective practitioners from throughout Alabama and the nation. With 35 years of experience, GEDI is the state’s leading economic development education and training provider.

This is an annual two-week course presented by Auburn University’s Government & Economic Development Institute (GEDI). Mr. Padgett’s and the other panelist represented Economic Developers in Rural Alabama. The course participants numbered 57 with careers throughout Alabama. The course introduces participants to all phases of economic development.

The program leaders chosen for these panels have proven success in economic development practices and techniques. Instructors represent the field’s most effective practitioners from throughout Alabama and the nation. With 35 years of experience, GEDI is the state’s leading economic development education and training provider.

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