Brunswick County economic development director announces retirement


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Director of Economic Development in Brunswick County is moving on from his career.

Jim Bradshaw served in the county for eight years bringing businesses and industries to the area. Bradshaw said he was planning on retiring in December, but because of some new organization in the county he will be leaving October 1. 

Bradshaw said his time to retire has come.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my position here for the past eight years, but it’s been something that my wife and I have been talking about especially this year, me turning 63,” Bradshaw said. “We both want to have some more free time, so we’re looking forward to retirement.”

Bradshaw said they do have some preliminary plans, but they are going to stay in Brunswick County. He said he may also do some part-time consulting work.

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams released this statement about Bradshaw’s retirement:

“Jim Bradshaw has worked diligently to put Brunswick County on the map and in the minds of site selection consultants and industries around the nation and world,” Williams said. “I appreciate his hard work and service as our economic development director, and I wish him well in his retirement.”

Williams said they will continue to keep Brunswick County front-and-center to recruit jobs to the community.

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