Welcome to Susan Pareigis, Interim CEO and President of the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance
The board of directors of the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance has named Susan Pareigis as Interim President and CEO of the regional organization.
Most recently, Susan served 10 years as president and CEO of the Florida Council of 100 following four years as Gov. Jeb Bush’s appointed secretary of the Agency for Workforce Innovation. Susan previously was president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Collier County and served in international business development at the Lee County Office of Economic Development.
Susan has served on the board of directors for Enterprise Florida and the Florida Chamber of Commerce and chaired the U.S. Department of Labor’s Committee on Veteran’s Employment, Training and Outreach.
“Susan’s executive-level experience, coupled with her extensive knowledge of Southwest Florida, makes her the perfect choice to lead the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance,” said Al Reynolds, Chairman of the Board. “We are confident the Alliance will continue to flourish under Susan’s leadership.”
Susan said, “I am eager to work with the five-county region to further diversify the Southwest Florida economy through additional high-wage jobs and targeted industries.”
Representing Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance serves as a non-parochial economic development coordinator to site selectors, real estate consultants and targeted companies, working in collaboration with local economic development organizations.
As always, feel free to contact the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance with your questions and suggestions.
Susan Pareigis | 239.208.7627 | SPareigis@SWFLEDA.com