[CHESTER COUNTY, S.C.] – Chester County Economic Development is delighted to announce that their own director Robert Long has made the prestigious Consultant Connect list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers of 2022. Mr. Long is one of only three economic developers from South Carolina to be recognized this year.
“After more than twenty-five years in this profession, it is great to be recognized by your peers as one of the top economic developers in North America,” said Robert Long, director of Chester County Economic Development. “2021 was a great year for Chester County, which was highlighted by the E. & J. Gallo Winery and Last Step Recycling announcements. The Gallo project was recognized in January by Business Facilities and Trade & Industry Development publications as one of the top projects of last year.”
About Chester County Economic Development
Created by Chester County in 2004, the mission of Chester County Economic Development (CCED) is to create an environment that supports existing industry expansion, encourages new industry investments, fosters entrepreneurialism, and welcomes visitation by others—all of which support the provision of public services and otherwise improves each citizen’s prosperity and overall quality of life. Over the past five years, CCED has been responsible for 22 announcements with $895 million in new capital investment and the creation of 1,496 jobs.