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Meet Our Team

Ryan McDaniels, Executive Director

Ryan McDaniels joined LNED in April 2013, after serving for more than a decade with Cabarrus Economic Development.

Ryan is a graduate of UNC Charlotte, and completed the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma. Ryan is one of the youngest recipients to receive the prestigious Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification. He presently serves on the Accreditation Economic Development Committee of the International Economic Development Council. Ryan is also Past Chair of the Economic Development Advisory Council for the Charlotte Regional Partnership.