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NKY Tri-ED announces Kimberly Rossetti as Vice President, Economic Development

The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-ED) has named Kimberly Rossetti Vice President, Economic Development, effective August 19.

Kimberly Rossetti (Photo by Mark Mahan)

“As Tri-ED continues to expand, it is imperative to have someone with Kimberly’s experience and skills to help us grow job development, talent, and improve the business environment in Northern Kentucky,” said Lee Crume, Tri-ED President and CEO.

Rossetti joins Tri-ED with more than 14 years of economic development experience in the Lexington region.

Most recently, she served as the Vice President for Economic Development at Commerce Lexington Inc., the Chamber of Commerce and Lexington’s economic development group. There, she recruited new companies to the city, helped existing businesses expand, and worked to develop start-ups. She worked with a wide-range of industries and companies, including Tiffany & Co., J.M. Smucker Co., A&W Restaurants and Valvoline.

In Lexington, Kimberly also managed marketing initiatives for the regional economic development group, the Bluegrass Alliance, and Lexington’s economic development efforts.

Kimberly comes with a highly respected education. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising, and from University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. Rossetti is also a member of the Kentucky Association for Economic Development, International Economic Development Council, and Industrial Asset Management Council.

“With her extensive economic development experience, there is no better person for this role,” Crume said. “I have no doubt Kimberly will succeed here at Tri-ED.”

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