In a media release, the Houston County Development Authority says the board named Angie Gheesling as the new executive director.
Gheesling will replace Morgan Law, who left to become president of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Gheesling currently works as the executive director for the Development Authority in Milledgeville and Baldwin County.
In the release, she said, "The leadership in Houston County recognizes that success in economic development is a reflection of the cooperation and collaboration of a community that is dedicated to the health, welfare and prosperity of its citizens. I look forward to being part of a concerted effort to continue that tradition."