Jennifer Bosser Joins Wake County Economic Development as Assistant Executive Director

Raleigh, NC, April 17, 2010 --( Ken Atkins, executive director of Wake County Economic Development (, has announced that Jennifer Bosser has joined the organization as assistant executive director. Bosser’s responsibilities include overseeing day to day operations, pursuing strategic initiatives and projects, and serving as the lead contact for existing industry expansion and recruitment efforts for biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and advanced medical technology industries. Prior to moving to North Carolina in 2005, Bosser gained vast experience in the economic development through her work with the Washington, D.C. Economic Development Partnership where she managed the city’s retention and outreach program, which conducted over 2000 visits a year with C-Level executives. She comes from the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), where she was the vice president of executive engagement and enterprise strategy. She has expertise in developing and implementing marketing strategies and leveraging relationships with partners, industry organizations and corporate leaders.

“We are proud to have Jennifer Bosser joining our team,” said Atkins. “She is an invaluable new asset to WCED because of her experience in the economic development field, and her relationships with industry and corporate leaders. I am pleased to be working alongside someone with such a great amount of professionalism and skill.”

New Media Content:
Ken Atkins’ Twitter account

Wake County Video Testimonials

Wake County Economic Development Blog

Raleigh-Wake County Business Showcase Videos

- Bosser received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication from Towson University in Maryland.

- She is a member of the North Carolina Economic Developers Association (NCEDA) and the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

About Wake County Economic Development:
Wake County Economic Development (WCED), a program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, is the primary economic development organization for Wake County and its 12 municipalities. WCED hosts clients evaluating Wake County for possible facility locations each year and facilitates dozens of corporate expansions, resulting in new jobs and capital investment for Raleigh and Wake County. Services available to companies that are considering relocating or expanding in Wake County include economic and demographic research, site and building inventory searches, visitation itineraries, community tours, corporate executive and employee briefings, employee relocation assistance, and post-relocation services. In both 2002 and 2003, Site Selection magazine recognized WCED as one of the top ten economic development organizations in the United States. For more information about WCED, please visit

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