Horvath to Begin Three-Year Term Beginning In 2019
Posted by Durand Now at 10:10pm 12/22/18
SEDP President Justin Horvath speaks at the groundbreaking event for Cavalier Greene in Corunna, October 2016./Durand Now photo
Justin Horvath, CEcD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership (SEDP) has been elected to serve a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA).
MEDA is a professional society with members throughout the state that attract and grow business, create and retain jobs, and make our communities a better place to live.
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Horvath has been with the SEDP for over 16 years, and works to attract, retain and expand contributory businesses and jobs in Shiawassee County, with a current focus on talent development.
Justin has been an active member of MEDA since early in his career, including completing the Practitioners Training Certification Program, receiving the 2017 Medalist of the Year Award, sharing his expertise as a Business Retention and Expansion instructor for Michigan’s Economic Development Basic Course, and serving as the Board Treasurer in 2018. He is also a member and Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) through the International Economic Development Council.
Horvath received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Master of Arts degree in Applied Economics, and a Master of Public Policy degree, all from the University of Michigan.
Justin joins two other talented economic development leaders who were re-elected to the Board for three-year terms starting in 2019: Stephanie Carroll, Manager, Business Development and Community Relations, City of Auburn Hills, and Kimberly Marrone, Economic Development and Communications Director, City of Oak Park.
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