Parkville Economic Development Council Names New Executive Director

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Ed Linnebur

Contact: Edward B. Linnebur
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Parkville Economic Development Council Names New Executive Director

Parkville, Mo. – February 22, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the Parkville Economic Development Council (PEDC) is pleased to announce and welcome Edward B. Linnebur as its new Executive Director. Ed will be responsible for working with the council’s executive committee and members to lead, manage and coordinate the PEDC’s operations and promote business and job development in the City of Parkville.  The Executive Director serves as a liaison with public, private, and non-profit organizations for business attraction, creation, expansion and retention activities within the City. 

“We are fortunate to have Ed Linnebur join the Parkville EDC as Executive Director.  Ed has the experience to implement our mission for preserving our historic past while ensuring that our newer developments are responsible and well-planned,” says Mayor Nan Johnston, and Parkville EDC executive committee member. The Parkville EDC partners with the city, local business leaders, allied partners and committed investors, including the Parkville Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Parkville Association and the City of Parkville among others, to actively promote Parkville as a great place to live, work, learn and play.

Ed joins the PEDC with more than 25 years’ experience in Community and Economic Development in the Kansas City area. His unique background will be beneficial to enhancing Parkville’s successful economic growth. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.