The St. Tammany Parish Development District, an independent public entity, seeks an Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer to lead its efforts to grow business, industry and jobs in St. Tammany Parish. With a population over 250,000, St. Tammany Parish is the fastest growing parish (county) in Louisiana. The District seeks a dynamic leader with demonstrated experience leading successful business/industry attraction, retention and expansion programs.
The St. Tammany Parish Development District (STPDD, or “The District”) is a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana and was created by the Legislature to foster business development through the issuance of bonds and by taking other steps necessary to advance sustainable commerce. Since 2002, the District has completed 23 bond projects totaling $1,123,485,000 and resulting in 1,793 new jobs.