Crawford Earns Business Retention & Expansion Certification

Press Releases
Jun 26, 2023
Staff Reports

Kilgore Economic Development Corporation (KEDC) Business Development Manager Sarah Crawford completed coursework to earn her Business Retention & Expansion Coordinator (BREC) certification. The holder of a BREC certification has demonstrated a working knowledge and application of BRE programs, showcasing the skills necessary to effectively operate a BRE program.

“We congratulate Sarah on this achievement,” said Lisa Denton, KEDC Executive Director. “She joined our team in March, and has committed to learning all aspects of business retention and expansion. We are proud of the BRE program we have built over the years, and remain focused on serving our existing industries at the highest level. For Sarah, this credential is the first step in helping her meet that goal.”

KEDC is dedicated to providing its team with educational and professional development opportunities that have allowed the organization to compete at a global level for decades. By investing in the growth of its team, KEDC invests in the future of Kilgore’s economic development efforts.