Elizabeth Griffith Mudd
Elizabeth Griffith Mudd, a native of Owensboro, was hired as President of Kentucky Lake Economic Development (KLED) in 2023. She is a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College where she obtained her degree in Communications, and Western Kentucky University where she completed her Master’s in Public Administration. Elizabeth recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute (OUEDI), which is the premier organization dedicated to training economic development professionals and is fully accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Prior to her time at KLED, she served as the Director of Existing Industry and Workforce Development at the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation.
Elizabeth is a member of Impact 100 Owensboro, is a board member on the KET Friends Board, and the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. In 2016, she was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin to the board of directors for the Kentucky Arts Council where she served for five years. She was named a Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 honoree in 2017, is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Owensboro and a 2021 graduate of Elevate Kentucky. She is married to Taylor Mudd, Assistant Athletic Director of Development for Murray State University.
Kentucky Lake Economic Development is Marshall County's non-profit economic development organization. Let us know how we can assist you in site selection or let us know if you'd like to be part of our community's economic development engine as a KLED Partner!
Our mission at Kentucky Lake Economic Development is to retain, expand and attract quality worldwide manufacturing, distribution and service industries to our community.
A northern border stretching along the Tennessee River, impeccable interstate and roadway systems, access to the Paducah & Louisville Railway and a business friendly environment are just a few examples of how we can get you there in Marshall County, Kentucky.
Customers and Suppliers in Nashville, Memphis, Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago and Cincinnati are all within a few hours’ drive. Marshall County’s central location among these major metro areas makes access easy whether by river, road or rail.
Among our opportunities for business and industry you will also find a quality public school system, a low crime rate, affordable housing, community pride and plenty of recreational opportunities on the shores and waterways of beautiful Kentucky Lake.
We are excited to have you visit Opportunity Marshall and stand ready to assist you and your industry on additional information important to locating or expanding in Marshall County, Kentucky.