A native of Henderson County, Brittany is passionate about her community. With a background in place marketing, Brittany’s started with the Partnership in 2010 focused on marketing and business recruitment to ensure a sustained industrial base in Henderson County. When she is not marketing Henderson County, she is enjoying the many natural assets the region has to offer, traveling to new spaces, enjoying a show and spending time with family and friends.
Burton grew up in Charlotte, NC and after visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains all of his life, decided to make them home in 2011. Burton attended school at nearby Brevard College and holds Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Communications. His responsibility within the organization is maintaining relationships with existing employers and ensuring that they have the resources to grow and be successful in Henderson County. Burton is a live music enthusiast, knows his way around a kitchen, and can usually be found hiking on the weekends
Melissa is an 8th generation native of Henderson County. She has holds a personal investment in her desire to contribute to the advancement of her hometown, watching it continue to blossom to its greatest potential. Melissa holds Bachelor’s in Business Administration and is dedicated to her role in which she assists in many aspects of the organization, while supporting the team as a whole. Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, and also oversees and manages the operations of their family business, Rock Creek Containers.