Veteran Economic Developer Tapped to Lead Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission

Henderson, N.C. – Stuart Litvin, a 30-year veteran economic developer, has been named director of the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission.

“The timing is quite good to have Mr. Litvin come aboard now, as the county, city, Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and all other strategic partners are working closely together in an unprecedented manner to create quality jobs for Henderson and Vance County,” Vance County Manager Jerry Ayscue said in a statement. Litvin brings extensive experience and passion for improving communities through responsible economic development, Ayscue said.

Litvin, an International Economic Development Council Certified Economic Developer, most recently served as an economic development consultant with CWS Consulting Group and John Dunham & Associates. During his three decades in the industry, he has led economic and business development for Livingston (La.) Economic Development Council, Alexandria (Va.) Economic Development Partnership, Select Greater Philadelphia, Hollywood (Fla.) Business Council, Stanly County (N.C.) Economic Development Commission, City of Meridian and Lauderdale County (Fla.), and Rockbridge (Va.) Area Economic Development Commission.

He served as business/government liaison for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, director of international relations for WEFT Industries and director of government relations for the Association of Graphic Arts.

Litvin holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s degree in public relations from Pace University.

The Henderson-Vance County Economic Development commission promotes Vance County and Henderson as a location for new and existing businesses. It is part of the 13-county Research Triangle Region of North Carolina. For more information, visit or call (252) 492-2094.