Cayton Joins NCEast Alliance Team

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The NCEast Alliance announced today that Jeremy Cayton has joined the organization to further develop their marketing and communication efforts in support of promoting Eastern North Carolina as a viable area for industry relocation and expansion.

Jeremy Cayton

“I am excited to start a new challenge within the NCEast Alliance and look forward to working with the team to further develop and execute the message that Eastern NC is a great place for people and business."

The NCEast Alliance announced today that Jeremy Cayton has joined the organization to further develop their marketing and communication efforts in support of promoting Eastern North Carolina as a viable area for industry relocation and expansion. Jeremy Cayton is a seasoned professional with over nine years of experience, including the field of economic development. He comes to NCEast from the Wayne County Development Alliance, a local economic development organization, where he spent the last four years as the Marketing and Research Specialist.

Jeremy is a Certified Digital Marketer with a background in both traditional and social media marketing, with experience in graphic design, photography and video production. He embraces the use of new technologies for disseminating an organization’s message. He employed this strategy with great success at the Development Alliance and looks forward to bringing that same success to the NCEast Alliance. Jeremy joins the NCEast Alliance as Director of Marketing and Communications to continue the NCEA’s success in developing a new image and attracting new visitors and industries to Eastern North Carolina. Cayton stated, “I am excited to start a new challenge within the NCEast Alliance and look forward to working with the team to further develop and execute the message that Eastern NC is a great place for people and business. I consider myself fortunate to be joining such a well-respected organization with a long history of success in regional economic development.”

Jeremy is a native of Eastern NC and currently resides in Winterville, NC with his wife and two children. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from East Carolina University and an MBA from Baker College Center for Graduate Studies. His previous role in Wayne County, NC gives him a strong familiarity of the region and a thorough understanding of the economic development opportunities that exist in Eastern North Carolina. “We are pleased to have Jeremy join our economic development team,” said John D. Chaffee, president and CEO of the NCEast. “There were several remarkable people seriously considered, Chafee continued, “but Jeremy possessed the full package we needed plus a clear passion for serving the region and its people.”

The NCEast Alliance is a regional, public/private, not-for-profit, economic development corporation serving 28 counties (including those members of STEM East). The region has approximately 1.3 million residents within several small metropolitan and micropolitan areas in eastern North Carolina from the fringe of the Research Triangle to the Atlantic Coast. The Alliance provides community capacity building, marketing/lead generation, and assists companies with site location and expansion evaluations. For more information on the NCEast Alliance, visit us at http://www.nceast.org or visit one of our workforce development sites (http://www.ncworkready.org or http://www.stemeast.org).

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