Dale Greer, Director
Dale oversees industrial projects for CEDA. He also coordinates special projects for the office, including serving as project manager of the Duck River Dam and Reservoir. Mr. Greer serves on the Board of Directors for the Cullman Park and Recreation Foundation Board, Cullman Rotary Club President, Wallace State College Future Foundation, Wallace State Alumni Association and the Chairman of the Region 2 Workforce Task Force. He was President of the Economic Development Association of Alabama in 2002-2003 and served as Alabama Delegate to the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC). Mr. Greer is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute, the Economic Development Course at Georgia Tech, Intensive Economic Development Course at Auburn University and Leadership Cullman. He is also a graduate of Wallace State College and Athens State University. Dale was appointed by Governor Bentley to the Alabama Workforce Council.
Susan Eller, Project Coordinator
Susan assists with the project development of Duck River dam and reservoir for Cullman’s future water supply. She plans and coordinates special events associated with the EDA office such as: Receptions, announcements, groundbreakings, etc. Retail recruitment and workforce development are also Susan's responsibilities. She is an active member of the Cullman Area Workforce Solutions (CAWS) group, and organizes: Keeping It Real and the Teacher Exchange Program. Susan is in her third term as a member of the Good Hope Town Council. She is a graduate of the Economic Development Course at Georgia Tech, Intensive Economic Development Training Course at Auburn University and Leadership Cullman.
Jamie Troutman, Business Development Manager
Jamie works on industrial and community projects. She writes requests to obtain federal and state funds for Cullman projects and works with legal documentation and legislative issues regarding industries and projects. Jamie also works closely with the Industrial Development Board of the City of Cullman and Downtown Redevelopment Authority. She is currently serving her second term as Chairman of the Technology Village Cullman Board. Jamie sits on the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA), and was Chairman of the 2019 Winter Conference Committee. Appointed by Governor Bob Riley, Jamie served on the State Health Coordinating Council 2005-2011. She is a graduate of the Economic Development Course at Georgia Tech, Intensive Economic Development Training Course at Auburn University, TVA Rural Leadership, and Leadership Cullman - class president. Jamie served as Vice Chairman of the Cullman City Schools Foundation and received the 2014 Cullman City Schools Distinguished Alumni Award. Jamie was appointed to TVA's Rural Cabinet in 2014 as one of two representatives from Alabama, and was invited to attend the inaugural Applied Economic Development Honors Class at the University of Alabama. She will complete the Advanced Economic Development Leadership program, which is a partnership of numerous universities, in May 2019. She also serves as a member of the Cullman Regional Medical Center Service Guild. Jamie received her B.A. in Public Relations from Auburn University.
Stanley Kennedy, Economic Development & Incentives Manager
Stanley is responsible for incentives related to new and expanding industries. He also provides works in industrial recruitment with expansions, training, and abatements. Maintaining information on the available buildings and sites is also one of Stanley’s responsibilities. He received his double B.S. in Agriculture Economics and Business Administration Economics from Mississippi State University and is a graduate of the Masters of Economic Development Program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Luke Satterfield, Existing Industry Manager
Luke is responsible for maintaining relationships with existing industries. Luke also helps with local community projects. Luke received his B.A. in English from Auburn University and is currently a student at The Birmingham School of Law.
- Chairman - Mark Bussman
- Vice Chairman - John Apel
- Secretary/Treasurer - Tim Culpepper
- Past Chairman - Dennis Richard
- Shawn Crider
- Jeff Hill
- Danny McAfee
- Barry McGriff
- Fess St. John