Economic Development Specialist
Jacob Edmonds is the Economic Development Specialist for the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation. Prior to joining Tri-ED in October 2018, Jacob worked at the University of Louisville in the Innovation and Commercialization Unit, where he helped research and innovations from the University find their home in the marketplace. He also worked at Northern Kentucky University as Special Assistant to the Vice President of Government and Community Relations, helping to expand NKU’s relationship with local and regional stakeholders and advocating on behalf of the University to elected officials.
Jacob holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Community and Economic Development from the University of Louisville and a BA in Political Science from Northern Kentucky University.
Jacob and his wife love to cook and can be found visiting new restaurants opening in the region. He has a Pembroke Welsh Corgi that enjoys meeting new dogs and people while walking through local parks. His favorite parts of Northern Kentucky are the urban cores where he can find old Victorian architecture.