FCEDC Welcomes Director of Communications

Jan 8, 2021 | Press Releases

Jan 8, 2020
Contact: Sarah Suggs, Director of Communications
Phone: 910-500-6464
Email: sarah@fayedc.com


FCEDC Welcomes Director of Communications

Sarah Suggs Headshot FCEDC

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is pleased to announce Sarah Suggs has joined the staff as Director of Communications. Suggs holds a B.A. in Communication Studies with a minor in English and a Professional Writing Certificate from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Suggs joins FCEDC with several years of experience in communications, business development, community relations, and event management and will lead FCEDC’s communications and public relations efforts. She previously worked as Manager of Corporate Partnerships for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers from Segra Stadium’s early construction stages through the successful inaugural minor league season. She also worked as Marketing and Events Coordinator for the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival when it was named 2017 Event of the Year by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association.

FCEDC President and CEO Robert Van Geons emphasized, “Sarah’s extensive strategic communications knowledge paired with her enthusiasm for our community will make her an asset to our organization. Communicating the advantages of our community – our talented workforce, diverse population, and outstanding quality of life – is a key component in fostering the long-term prosperity of the region.”

Suggs, who grew up in Cumberland County, has a passion for seeing her hometown thrive: “I have witnessed the immense growth in our area over the years and I am thrilled to join a team who works diligently to build a strong economy for future generations. Those who call Fayetteville and Cumberland County home have much to celebrate and be proud of and I am eager to tell our community’s story.”

FCEDC would like to welcome its new team member and is eager to enhance its communication initiatives at the local, state, national, and international levels.

ABOUT FCEDC: The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership designed to enhance job growth and prosperity in the region by attracting new industry and growing and retaining existing industry. The FCEDC works daily to help strengthen our economy and diversify our community tax base. Learn more at www.fayedc.com.