Lewisburg, TN – Greg Lowe, Director of Economic Development for the City of Lewisburg, was recently presented with 2019 Community Excellence Award by TVA Economic Development. The award, presented at TVA Economic Developers’ Forum, is given to an economic development professional within TVA’s seven-state service territory who exhibits outstanding economic and community development efforts.
“Greg Lowe’s passion for and commitment to Lewisburg’s economic growth are invaluable to his community,” said TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development John Bradley. “TVA is proud to further its mission of service by partnering with Valley community leaders like Greg, to help foster economic growth.”
Lowe has participated in more than 20 community development trainings and initiatives since 2013, including the following TVA programs to advance community preparedness and growth:
• Rural Leadership Institute
• Valley Workforce Institute
• Community Livability
• Valley Sustainable Communities
• TVA Economic Development Rural Cabinet
“I am truly honored and humbled by this recognition from an organization that has been so vital to my development professionally, as well as their incredible impact on my community and all those in the valley region,” said Lowe. “There is no greater partner to rural economic development than TVA and its Economic Development Division. I am indebted, as is the City of Lewisburg and Marshall County, for all they have done and continue to do to serve our region, our companies and our families.”
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) a corporation owned by the U.S. government provides electricity for business customers and distribution utilities that serve 9 million people in seven southeastern states. Economic development is a major part of TVA’s core mission. TVA’s Economic Development services are focused on attracting targeted new industries, retaining and growing existing businesses and partnering with communities to help foster economic growth. More information is available at.
The City of Lewisburg Department of Economic Development exists to assist local businesses and industries thrive while creating an environment for new businesses and industries to grow. The City of Lewisburg Department of Economic Development does this to give each and every person in Lewisburg and Marshall County the opportunity to create wealth while also giving leaders the opportunity to make Lewisburg and Marshall County a better place to live, learn, work and play. To find our more, log onto www.lewisburgtn.gov.