Brad J. Guth, Business and Community Development Directorbradguth@ci.lincolnton.nc.us
Guth has worked as the Business and Community Development Director in Lincolnton since 1998. He has worked in the community development field since 1993. He is a graduate of the UNC School of Government Municipal Administration Course and the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He has a MS in Planning with a dual concentration in economic development and historic preservation from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN and a BA in Political Science from Furman University, Greenville, SC.
Abby A. Cole Events & Marketing Coordinator
Cole joined the Business and Community Development team in November 2011. A native of Lincoln County, Cole is no stranger to downtown Lincolnton. A graduate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Communication Studies focusing on Public Relations and certification in International Public Relations, Cole will fill the position of Event and Marketing Coordinator for the City of Lincolnton.
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The Business and Community Development Department, comprised of two employees and more than 20 Downtown Development Association volunteers, is responsible for coordinating the physical, economic and social development of Lincolnton to enhance the use of existing infrastructure to maintain and strengthen the tax base. Its activities focus primarily on downtown, and include physical improvements; promotion and tourism development; business retention, recruitment and retail development; and public/private joint ventures.
Hours of Operation: 9:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday
PO Box 617
Lincolnton, NC 28093
114 East Main Street
Lincolnton, NC 28093
The Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton is a 501 (c) 3 charity. You can make a tax deductible charitable contribution to the DDA of Lincolnton to support its activities.
The Downtown Development Association is a volunteer driven organization that relies on the wealth, wisdom and work of volunteers to ensure that its mission is accomplished. If you would like to volunteer, DDA has a wide range of volunteer jobs available to suit your interest from festival & event planning to business recruitment and retention to beautification and streetscape & storefront design.
No matter what your interest-throwing parties, design or crunching numbers DDA has a volunteer job for you.
Volunteer opportunites can be for a limited one time occurance or an ongoing engagement.
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