EDAA elects Southeast Gas’ Vince Perez to board of directors

Published 9:15 am Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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Vince Perez, Director of Economic Development for Southeast Gas, has been named to the board of directors of the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA).

Vince Perez

His extensive experience and dedication to advancing economic growth make him a valuable addition to the organization.

Perez brings a wealth of knowledge and a successful track record in the realm of economic development, including projects that have resulted in over 20,000 new jobs and $15 billion in capital investment in Alabama, to his new role on the EDAA board. With a decade-long career which began as an EDAA intern at the Alabama Department of Commerce, Perez has played a pivotal role in shaping economic strategies and fostering growth within the state of Alabama.

“I am honored to join the board of the Economic Development Association of Alabama,” Perez said. “Alabama holds immense potential for economic advancement, and I look forward to collaborating with my fellow board members to drive progress and prosperity across the state.”

Perez’s professional background includes senior leadership positions in both public and private sectors, where he has championed initiatives focused on job creation, investment attraction, and community development. His expertise in economic policy, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement will undoubtedly contribute to EDAA’s mission of promoting economic development in Alabama.

“We are delighted to welcome Vince Perez to our board of directors. His dedication to economic development aligns perfectly with our organization’s goals, and we believe his insights and leadership will be instrumental in advancing our mission,” EDAA Executive Director Jim Searcy said.