Ft. Mitchell, KY — The Kenton County Fiscal Court and BE NKY are pleased to announce that Patricia “Pat” Wingo has joined BE NKY as Director, Kenton County Economic Development Services.

The newly created position will be responsible for providing specific and additional economic development services in Kenton County to improve the readiness of the community for business development opportunities.

“The new position of Director of Kenton County Economic Development Services will provide expertise to individual communities in our county that want to evaluate, improve and market their assets,” said Kris Knochelmann, Kenton County Judge-Executive.

Wingo has worked in Northern Kentucky for twenty years and brings considerable experience in many facets of economic and community development. She previously served as Economic Development Director for the City of Newport and as City Coordinator for the City of Florence.

“We are excited to have Pat join our team here at BE NKY. This is our 30th year of advancing industry in Northern Kentucky and we are looking forward to expanding our ability to help Kenton County communities achieve increased economic vibrancy. Pat brings with her many years of experience and familiarity with Northern Kentucky and I am sure she will prove a huge asset to our team,” said Dan Tobergte, President & CEO of BE NKY.


About BE NKY

The BE NKY Growth Partnership (BE NKY) serves as the primary economic development entity for Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Northern Kentucky.  Since its founding in 1987, more than 647 primary industry projects have located to or expanded within Northern Kentucky, creating more than 58,300 jobs and investing more than $9.09 billion. BE NKY is part of the Kentucky Innovation Network, a group of business leaders and mentors that encourages relationships, grows companies and creates jobs.