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Posted on: May 24, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Economic Development Director Named


Sledge, a Hampton resident, is currently serving as a board member of the Economic Development Authority. At William & Mary, he has facilitated public-private-university partnerships that strengthen the university and contribute to local, regional and state economic development.

Hampton’s economic development director provides recommendations on overall economic
development strategies to enhance the tax base of the city and strengthen the employment base for residents. He also manages and directs economic development programs that expand the city’s tax base and creates employment opportunities for citizens by focusing on business/job recruitment, development, redevelopment, expansion and retention.

Sledge holds two undergraduate degrees – a BS from Morehouse College and a bachelor of
industrial engineering from Georgia Tech. He holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

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