PRESIDENT & CEO, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION OF FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST, ROCKLEDGE
Weatherman started her career as a teacher after earning her second master’s degree. Today, she provides strategic direction for an organization responsible for a $2-million budget and the 1,557 square mile area of the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville MSA. Since 2010, the EDC’s business development projects have resulted in 16,255 new and retained jobs and a $1.6-billion capital investment.
|EDUCATION||University of South Florida (BA), University of Southern Mississippi (MA), University of Hong Kong (MA)|
|PHILANTROPHIC PASSION||As a former foster parent, I find the community organizations dealing with our local children the most beneficial to our region.|
|STAYING FIT||Traveling is a must for my position, so I try to balance what I eat with active hobbies such as gardening. I also don’t sit still for too long and make sure to walk on the treadmill when possible.|