Executive Search - Community Economic Development Management

The Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement is seeking an Exceptional President & CEO is for this dynamic group. The Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement (Kyndle) merges the business support and industrial recruitment efforts of the former Henderson - Henderson County Chamber of Commerce and Northwest Kentucky Forward. Kyndle serves as the chamber of commerce for Henderson County while supporting the efforts of chambers in McLean, Union and Webster counties. Kyndle’s ever sharp focus is on the growth and prosperity of the region and its people. Kyndle also provides economic development and industrial recruitment leadership for the citizens, businesses and governments of Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties in northwestern Kentucky.

The bottom line is — Kentucky is open for business. Whether a company is looking for a competitive tax climate, progressive incentive programs, an ideal location, or an unsurpassed quality of life, Kentucky offers the “can-do” workforce and business climate companies need to succeed.



Population: 90,000 ~ MSA ~ 4 County Region Budget: $ 750,000

Reports To: Board of Directors and its committees.

Staff: Kyndle has 5 full-time and 3 part-time staff.

Primary Objective: The Kyndle President and CEO is the “face” of the region's economic development programs to its citizenry, business prospects and outside agencies. With a strong manufacturing sector including metals, logistics, prepared foods and automotive, the President and CEO must foster a close working relationship with the existing leadership in the 4 counties Kyndle serves. The President and CEO also provides leadership to the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and supports the other regional chambers.The Kyndle organization and region are both well-positioned for new levels of success. Provide strong leadership to  the Organization in the achievement of community and economic development goals. An experienced leader with a proven record of impacting tax base and job growth resulting in new employment opportunities, per capita income growth greater than the national average is required.

Learn more about the position here.

Kyndle would like to thank The Gleaner and Union County First for the use of images throughout this site.