IDB Welcomes David Chesney As New Chairman

Published Thursday, July 9, 2015

Clarksville, TN.  – July 9, 2015 -  The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce David Chesney as the Chairman of the Board for the 2015-2016 term. Chesney will also serve as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Clarksville-Montgomery County EDC.

Prior to retirement in 2001, Chesney invested 35 years in industry as President of Nestaway (an Axia Holding Company Division) and management positions with Electrolux, General Electric and the Corning Glass Company. He is a class of ’66 graduate of Austin Peay State College with a degree in Business Administration. The lifelong Clarksvillian has been married to wife Kathryn for more than 50 years and the couple have two children and three grandchildren. 

Also serving on the Industrial Development Board Executive Committee this year are; Billy Atkins, Vice-Chairman; Carl Wilson, Secretary-Treasurer; Niesha M. Wolfe; Joyce Norris; Jeff Turner; David Smithfield; Suzanne Langford; Carl Wilson; and David Riggins.

Ex-Officio members of the Board include; Mike Evans, IDB Executive Director; Cal Wray, EDC Executive Director; Dick Batson, Board Counsel; Dr. Alisa White, President, APSU; County Mayor Jim Durrett and City Mayor Kim McMillan.

The Industrial Development Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Meetings are open to the public and notice is posted at the Economic Development Council office, City Hall and the Montgomery County Courts Complex.




Friday, January 11, 2019

The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tenn. Economic Development Council (EDC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce they have received commitment from Jeff M. Truitt, 46, of Clarksville, to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

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