What is the "Zone?"
The North Brevard Economic Development Zone (sometimes referred to as "the Zone" or "NBEDZ" for marketing purposes), is an economic development agency that utilizes a tax increment financing mechanism to generate revenue which is then re-directed in ways to stimulate economic growth for the northern part of Brevard County, Florida.
Since 2011, the Zone has worked to induce more than four dozen projects, many creating hundreds of jobs for North Brevard and the greater Titusville Area.
The governing body of the North Brevard Economic Development Zone (established as the "North Brevard Development District") is a nine-person board of directors, who serve staggered terms of office. Those terms extend for a period of four years, and they may be re-appointed for consecutive terms. All board members must reside within the geographic boundaries of the Zone. Three of the directors are appointed by the City of Titusville; three directors are appointed by the current District 1 County Commissioner; the remaining three are "joint" appointments, requiring a majority vote of both the Titusville City Council and the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners.
George Mikitarian is the President and CEO of Parrish Medical Center (PMC), one of the region's leading health care facilities.
Dr. Brenda Fettrow
Dr. Brenda Fettrow is the city manager of Rockledge, Florida.
Donn Mount is the Vice-President of HM2, a mechanical and specialty contracting firm.
Dan Aton is the president and owner of 8K Solutions, a sports technology firm.
Bart Gaetjens served for many years as the area's External Affairs Manager for Florida Power & Light Company.
Rodney Honeycutt, PE
Rodney Honeycutt, P.E., is the owner of Honeycutt & Associates, a civil engineering firm located in Titusville.
Stan Retz, CPA
Stan Retz is a principal and financial adviser with Retz Baker Financial Services, Inc., in Titusville and Edgewater.
Robert Jordan is the owner of the local business, Genesis VII, and a former elected official with the City of Titusville and Brevard Public Schools.
Edna Wilson is a local real estate professional, with the firm RE/MAX Aerospace Realty.
Troy Post, CEcD, CBE
Troy Post serves as executive director of the NBEDZ. He is a Certified Economic Developer by International Economic Development Council (IEDC), and a Certified Business Economist by the National Association of Business Economics (NABE).
To connect with Troy, visit: www.linkedin.com/in/troypostcecd/
Economic Development Specialist
Neha Pandit serves as the agency's Economic Development Specialist. She holds a M.S. degree from the University of Delaware.
To connect with Neha, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/neha-pandit-0b58a518/
Jo Sojourner serves as the agency's public records manager and special tasks coordinator. She has an extensive background in community development activities.
To connect with Jo, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/jo-sojourner-11560163/
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