The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is pleased to announce that Brian Jennings, an economic development professional with over 15 years of experience, has joined its staff as Vice President of Economic Development. In this role, Jennings will be responsible for target market lead generation and marketing; managing economic development projects including site selection, incentives and other key issues; recruiting companies to Birmingham; supporting the expansion of local businesses; and working with community and state leaders to prepare Birmingham for increased economic growth.
“We are very excited to have Brian as a part of our staff,” said BBA President and CEO Brian Hilson. “Brian has a strong background in economic development, and I am confident that his talents and experience will benefit the Birmingham region by helping to improve the quality of businesses selecting Birmingham for future growth. Those who have worked with him, including companies, community leaders and economic development professionals, all speak highly of Brian and his work. He will be a great addition to our team.”