Loos selected as Vice President of Economic Development

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Mr. Tal Loos as its Vice President of Economic Development. He was most recently the Aviation Division dean at the College. He will plan, administer and evaluate economic development services to include supervision and leadership in the activities of personnel as related to economic development. He will also maintain his leadership role with STC’s Aviation Division and Aviation Training Center.




Other responsibilities include:

  • assisting community leaders in the recruitment of new and expansion of existing business and industry within the College’s service area;
  • developing partnerships with businesses, industries, agencies, schools and other community stakeholder organizations to make community and economic development programs accessible;
  • promoting, developing, providing instruction and/or administering professional development and pre-employment training programs at the College and industry settings; and
  • conducting industry job and training analysis, developing training plans and designing performance-based training.

Loos was dean of the College’s aviation division for the past decade and was the dean for Industrial Technology for three years. He successfully led the College through 14 CFR Part 147 Aviation Maintenance School certification, which received full certification on the first attempt.

He has a master’s degree in aviation science from Everglades University in Florida, a bachelor’s of science in sport management from Erskine College in South Carolina, and an associate of applied technology in aviation maintenance technology from Middle Georgia Technical College. He is currently a member of the Technical College System of Georgia Senior Leadership Academy.

STC’s Economic Development division provides high-quality, affordable customized training tailored to the specific needs of businesses to strengthen their competitive advantage and professional learning opportunities for people from all walks of life seeking to acquire knowledge, skills, and industry-recognized credentials.

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (