Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Responsible for the development and administration of executive policies and for the
overall management of the agency.
Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary
Provides support to senior staff, responsible for staffing-related issues, and program details. Serves as a legislative liaison.
Commissioner, Department for Business Development
Responsible for coordinating the recruitment of companies, as well as encouraging job retention and creation across the state by working with existing
business and industry to enhance the overall viability of the state’s economy.
Executive Director, Office of Commercialization and Innovation
Responsible for leading the Cabinet’s efforts to recruit, create and retain high-tech companies and jobs by building and promoting clusters of
technology-driven and research-intensive industries.
Executive Director, Office of Research and Public Affairs
Responsible for marketing and communications activities, as well as research support, database development and site evaluation services.
Executive Director, Office of Compliance, Financial and Administrative Services
Provides Cabinet-wide services in areas of accounting, budgetary and fiscal affairs, program administration, compliance, personnel and administrative functions.
Caroline Boeh Baesler
General Counsel, Office of Legal Services
Handles all legal issues for the Cabinet and provides general analysis of programmatic and internal administrative issues.