Werntz to Lead Savannah Tech’s Economic Development Team

#1336 | January 30, 2013

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College has selected Kevin Werntz as its Vice President of Economic Development. In this role, Werntz is responsible for all non-credit education including customized corporate training, professional continuing education, certified testing and corporate assessment.

“Kevin brings a wealth of experience and very strong relationships with our regional economic development partners,” said Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love. “We are fortunate to have him on our team.”

Previously, Werntz crafted the strategic plans for long-term growth initiatives at the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA). As the senior strategic advisor to SEDA, Werntz combined his experience in global business development, creative marketing and technical applications to build two operational business and marketing models for SEDA’s emerging market growth strategy, offering a solution for attracting foreign direct investment for the greater Savannah region.

His background also includes more than 18 years of sales, marketing and customer care experience with leading global organizations, Johnson & Johnson and VeriSign, Inc., to develop exceptional staff and revenue growth for his organizations.

Werntz holds an MBA from Jacksonville University and a bachelor of arts in communications from the University of Georgia and serves on the Technology Association of Georgia’s Savannah Board of Advisors.


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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.

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