Special Feature: Area Leaders Announce New Regional Economic Development Plan, Launch Workforce "Lead Initiative"
Co-chairs Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr., Shelby County Mayor Mark H.
Luttrell, Jr. and FedEx Executive Vice President Christine P. Richards today
announced details of a Memphis & Shelby County Regional Economic
Development Plan. Download Plan HERE.
“The primary goal of the plan is to exploit the region’s success as a
logistics hub to grow other industry sectors such as medical devices and
diagnostic services which gain competitive advantage from expedited access to multiple
shipping channels uniquely available to the region such as river, road, rail
and runway,” said Richards. Learn more...