Economic Development Specialist
Jacob Edmonds is the Economic Development Specialist for the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-ED). Jacob is the first point of contact for the real estate and developer community in Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties. He manages Tri-ED’s Sites & Buildings portal through Zoom Prospector, responses to RFIs and community data sources.
Prior to joining Tri-ED in October 2018, Jacob worked at the University of Louisville in the Innovation and Commercialization Unit, where he helped research and innovations developed at the University find their home in the marketplace. He also worked at Northern Kentucky University as Special Assistant to the Vice President of Government and Community Relations, together they expanded NKU’s relationship with local and regional stakeholders and advocated on behalf of the University with elected officials.
Jacob holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Community and Economic Development from the University of Louisville and a BA in Political Science from Northern Kentucky University. He is a member of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Young Professionals Advisory Committee.