New Executive Director for Gadsden-Etowah IDA
James Hooks has been named the Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority’s Executive Director. Hooks was previously the Director of Innovation at The Edge of Chaos at UAB.
Hooks brings with him years of experience and expertise in public finance and politics. Gadsden Mayor Sherman Guyton believes that Hooks will take the county’s recruitment of innovative companies and new ventures to the next level.