Dianne Reid retiring as president of the Chatham EDC

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Economic Development Corporation announced that its President Dianne Reid will retire at the end of February 2016 after more than eight years with the organization.

Dianne Reid“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the EDC and the people of Chatham County,” Reid said. “I truly believe the county is poised for greatness and I look forward to helping ensure a seamless transition and continued successes for the County.”

An Asheboro native with a long economic development career, Reid transformed the Chatham County non-profit into a collaborative and effective public-private partnership serving the county and its municipalities in business attraction, retention, and entrepreneurship.Dianne Reid

Reid received her designation as a Certified Economic Developer in 2001. She has served on boards for Research Triangle Regional Partnership, North Carolina Economic Developers Association, Triangle South Workforce Development Board, Self-Help Ventures Fund, and several Chatham County organizations.

In 2014, Triangle Business Journal recognized Reid in its annual Women in Business Awards.

The Chatham EDC will begin the search for a new president immediately. For more information about the position, contact Alyssa Byrd at or 919-542-8278.