Aug 29, 2023
This morning we were thrilled to hear from Edwina "Eddie" Benites-LM, the newly appointed Executive Director of Jefferson County Development Authority. Mrs. Benites-LM is a government relations and economic development expert with 20 years of success. She has experience as a staffer in the US Senate, as a federal lobbyist primarily representing governmental entities, and as a small business owner. She earned a master's degree in rural development through the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and her undergraduate degree is through George Washington University. She recently earned a graduate certificate in Excellence in Local Governance through the University of Maryland. Benites-LM serves on various boards and commissions in Frederick County, coaches youth basketball, and is a mom of four.
Welcome to Jefferson County!