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Staff Information for MAP


spacerGary Jones
Gary Jones, Director of Business Development, joined the MAP staff in July 2012.  He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky Institute for Economic Development.  He is a member of the Kentucky Association of Economic Developers.  He serves as a board member of the West Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, Pennyrile Area Development District, Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Greater Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce and Co-chairman of the Greenville Tourism Commission.  
Gary’s forty-six years of work experience includes jobs with the local school system, coal industry, county government and federal government.  His broad work background gives him insight that is very helpful with local businesses/industries looking to expand their companies.  He also dedicates time to developing relationships with new businesses/industries looking to locate in Muhlenberg County.
Barbara Williams
Barbara Williams, Research Administrator, has been active in economic development for Muhlenberg County the past 20 years. She is a member of the West Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Association for Economic Development as well as the International Economic Development Council. She is a graduate of the Kentucky Institute for Economic Development. Barbara has many years of experience in managing prospect inquires with research and preparing the needed information to meet the company criteria. She also works with the existing industries helping them to grow, prosper and help resolve any potential problems.


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location of Muhlenberg Kentucky

Percent of US Within 600 Miles of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky...
Population 50%+
(within 120 miles of the Median Center of US Population)
Personal Income 56%
Retail Sales 41%
Manufacturing Employment 51%

Location topo for Muhlenberg County Kentucky