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EDC announces slate of officers for fiscal year 2022/2023
Newly appointed Chair, Kirk Hall, leads EDC Officers

SPACE COAST, Fla. (November 07, 2022) –Today, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced its slate of officers for its fiscal year 2022/2023 as follows:

  • Chair, Mr. Kirk Hall
    CEO/CFO, Sentry View Systems
  • Chair Elect, Mr. Travis Proctor
    CEO, Artemis IT
  • Treasurer, Ms. Linda Stout
    Market President – East Central Florida, Truist
  • Secretary, Mr. Todd Pokrywa
    President, The Viera Company
  • Immediate Past Chair, Mr. Bart Gaetjens

The EDC officers represent a wide array of Space Coast industries. This group of professionals who provide valuable expertise in their fields, will enhance the EDC’s economic development efforts. Officers guide the EDC towards established strategic goals as it works on behalf of the community to create opportunities for the county, local businesses, and citizens.

“It is always an honor to work with the members and staff of the EDC and I am looking forward to this year where Mission Space Coast will be such an important initiative,” said Hall. “Our work is vital to the Space Coast and I am thankful that so many community leaders are taking part in the endeavor.”

“Year after year, I value our Officer’s leadership and strategic guidance and their important contributions to economic development in Brevard County,” said EDC President and CEO, Lynda L. Weatherman. “I look forward to working with each of these talented professionals and thank them for their dedication to our organization.”

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About the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is dedicated to attracting new business and investment and expanding existing industry throughout the Space Coast, influencing change on government laws and regulations affecting economic development, promoting the Space Coast to encourage new investment, supporting efforts of Space Coast military installations, and relaying new programs and procedures to assist manufacturing and high-tech companies. The EDC is a private, not-for-profit coalition whose stakeholders are business leaders committed to the economic growth and stability of Florida’s Space Coast. Visit