Area Economic Development Efforts Get a New Leader

Florida's Great Northwest economic development organization has a new director of business development.

Ken Willette has agreed to take the job. Willette will be leaving his position as Executive Director of the Nassau County Economic Development Board.

He's held that job for six years.

Florida's Great Northwest is a cooperative effort by some of the areas largest corporation and community business leaders, encompassing 16 Panhandle counties from Pensacola to Tallahassee.