Economic Development

406 Craven Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Director: Timothy S. Downs
Phone: (252) 633-5300
Fax: (252) 637-0526

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Timothy S. Downs, Craven County Economic Development Director

Timothy S. Downs is the Director of Economic Development for Craven County. Prior to Craven County, Timothy spent five years as Deputy Director of the Office of Economic Development for the City of Dayton, Ohio. Timothy is also an attorney currently licensed in the State of Ohio and working on obtaining his North Carolina license. Timothy received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. Before law school, Timothy was a teacher in science and math. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University.
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View the 80-page Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan.

View the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan - Plan Overview presented to the Board of County Commissioners July 15, 2013.



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