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Leia Dedic

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Leia Dedic

Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships

As the Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships, Leia is responsible for the overall planning, budgeting and management of SEDA’s efforts related to strategic planning, community partnerships, research and grants while assisting with organizational effectiveness. The key objectives are to create plans of action and ensure the infusion of resources to ultimately help grow job opportunities and investment in targeted industries for the Savannah region, encourage the engagement of community partners to improve the Savannah product and help improve internal organizational effectiveness to ensure SEDA has the tools necessary to be successful. Leia works with all departments to provide research, data, strategic direction, fiscal impact analyses, and avenues of funding to bring economic development projects and marketing campaigns to fruition. Leia is also the organization’s Salesforce administrator helping the organization track and manage their progress towards established annual goals.

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Port City Logistics announces Chatham County expansion

Port City Logistics, a third party logistics (3PL) company, announces the expansion of their operations in Chatham County, creating 200 new job opportunities and investing $80 million for the construction of a new headquarters and warehouse facility at 5816 Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. With the expansion, Port City Logistics…


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SEDA establishes Technology Workforce Incentive

The Savannah Economic Development Authority has established a new Savannah Technology Workforce Incentive. The program reimburses individual moving expenses up to $2,000 for qualified technology workers currently located outside of Savannah. The offering is part of a SEDA initiative to continue boosting the region’s technology industry – which includes Fortune…


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SEDA approves Rockingham Farms agreement

*SEDA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the agreement at the June 4 SEDA Board of Directors meeting. Plans to develop 10 million square feet of warehouse space near Veterans Parkway could take another step forward this week as the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) considers approval of a development agreement…


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