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NKy Tri-Ed names senior managers for new business development unit

Kevin Donnelly (left) and Kate Ferrer
Kevin Donnelly (left) and Kate Ferrer

Covington, Ky. – Northern Kentucky Tri-ED announced today that two key economic development professionals have been promoted and will work within the newly established business development unit, led by Wade Williams.

Kevin Donnelly is now Senior Manager, Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) & Informatics Projects, and Kate Ferrer is now Senior Manager, Marketing & Projects.

The promotions coincide with the alignment of marketing, business retention & expansion (BR&E) as well as project support within the new business development unit.

Donnelly has been involved with NKY Boost since December 2014 when he joined Tri-ED. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies and graduated summa cum laude. He also completed the Haile/US Bank College of Business MBA program at NKU earlier this year. Donnelly is a member of the 2016 Leadership NKY class. He is a resident of Newport, Kentucky.

Ferrer joined Northern Kentucky Tri-ED in January 2015. She earned a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and Bachelor of Arts, business administration, cum laude, from the University of Florida. She and her husband are residents of Erlanger, Kentucky.

The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Northern Kentucky Tri-ED) serves as the primary economic development entity for Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Northern Kentucky.