Reid Dulberger

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President & CEO,
Economic Development Growth Engine
Chief Economic Development Officer,
Memphis & Shelby County
Memphis, Tennessee

Reid Dulberger leads EDGE, the City of Memphis and Shelby County’s economic development organization with responsibility for the Port of Memphis, Pidgeon Industrial Park, the Payment In Lieu Of Tax (PILOT) incentive and other programs. Dulberger also serves as the Chief Economic Development Officer for Memphis/Shelby Co.

In 2008 to 2011, Dulberger served as Vice President of the MemphisED Administration, a 5-year, public-private partnership with 17 organizations engaged in various aspects of local economic development.

The impact of the program since 2008 includes: 14,500 new jobs with $581 million of new annual payroll, $3.88 billion new capital investment, $464 million new Minority/Women-owned business receipts and 17,900 talented individuals attracted/retained.

Prior to 2008, Dulberger served as Executive Vice President of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and Deputy Director of the Syracuse Economic Development Office.

He has an M.S. in Public Management & Policy from Carnegie-Mellon University, an M.A. in Government from Georgetown University. and a B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University.

Learn more about the 2013-2014 Daniel Rose Fellowship.