Staff Directory

Meet Our Team

BE NKY seeks to create opportunity and prosperity for all Northern Kentuckians. Our team of economic development experts is dedicated to bringing good jobs to the three-county region. BE NKY has a collaborative, supportive, and fun work environment. We have been recognized as a Top 20 Economic Development Company for four years in a row and a 2021 Best Place to Work finalist by the Cincinnati Business Courier.

CEO Lee Crume

Lee Crume

President & CEO
+1 888-874-3365 (Office)

Kimberly Rossetti

VP of Economic Development
+1 859-338-4852 (Cell)

Christine Russell

Vice President of Strategy
+1 513-675-8093 (Cell)

Cheryl Besl

VP of Marketing & Communications
+1 513-482-9363 (Cell)

David McAleese

Research Director
+1 914-204-7093 (Cell)

Angela Mulberry

Director of Business Retention
+1 859-412-0250 (Cell)

Rachelle Creager

Administrative Project Manager
+1 513-305-0644 (Cell)

Jacob Edmonds

Business Growth Manager
+1 859-750-0517 (Cell)

Mark Grauwelman

Real Estate and Project Manager
+1 513-509-2702 (Cell)

Kim Spreder

Workforce Development Manager
+1 859-630-7992 (Cell)

Devon Stansbury

Client Relations Manager
+1 419-790-9142 (Cell)

Jeremy Worley

Client Relations Manager
+1 859-814-3921 (Cell)

Riley McLaren

Client Relations Specialist
+1 216-704-8246 (Cell)

Sydney Murray

Communications Specialist
+1 513-746-8543 (Cell)