Press Release: FCEDC Welcomes Director of Public Relations

Jun 10, 2020 | Press Releases

June 10, 2020
Contact: Cheyenne Padgett – Director of Public Relations
Phone: 910.500.6404

FCEDC Welcomes Director of Public Relations


Cheyenne Padgett FCEDC


FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) has appointed Cheyenne Padgett as Director of Public Relations. With more than five years of experience in the communications industry, Padgett has worked extensively in the real estate, hospitality and lifestyle sectors.

“Our region offers the advantages of a large city and affordability of a small community, combined with a culturally diverse workforce from across the globe. Communicating these aspects and various benefits of business development in Cumberland County, is crucial to our continued growth,” said Robert Van Geons, president and CEO of FCEDC. “Cheyenne’s thorough knowledge of media relations, strategic communications, copywriting and event management will be an asset to our residents and economy through publicity to key investors, businesses and site selectors.”

“As a newcomer to Cumberland County, I look forward to being an instrumental part of a team that continues to build prosperity in the region,” said Cheyenne Padgett. “Having lived in rural, suburban and urban cities across the U.S., I can attest that Fayetteville provides the best of both worlds and I am happy to call this city my new home.”

ABOUT FCEDC: The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is a public-private partnership dedicated to facilitating business projects, increasing employment, supporting existing industry, and preparing sites for expedited development in Fayetteville and Cumberland County, NC. Learn more at