Dr. Gerald L. Gordon, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Dr. Gerald L. Gordon, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

TYSONS CORNER, VA—Gerald L Gordon, Ph.D., the leader of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority for the past 31 years, has announced he will retire as president and CEO at the end of this year.

Gordon, who has been associated with the FCEDA since 1983 and has led the authority since 1987, will serve as a fellow in the College of Charleston’s (SC) Joseph P. Riley Center for Livable Communities beginning in January 2018. In that role, he will work with faculty, staff and students to support the economic and cultural vibrancy of the City of Charleston. He will also teach in the college’s Master of Public Administration program and will consult with institutions in northern Virginia.

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