Ryan Drane


Ryan Drane was hired as President in June 2013.  Ryan was previously employed by US Bank in Mayfield as a Sales Manager and a Commercial Relationship Manager.  He oversees the organization's primary mission of attraction, retention and creation of companies while managing the company's day-to-day operations.

Jodie Hansen

Vice President of Community & Business Development

Jodie Hansen was hired as the Project Manager in April 2017. Jodie previously worked at FNB Bank in Mayfield, KY for 7 years and served as an Assistant Vice President and Office Manager for the organization. Current duties include business retention, conducting extensive research on targeted industries and promotion and marketing for our community.

Patricia Watson

Office Manager

Patricia Watson was hired as the Administrative Assistant in May 2014. As the organization has grown, Patricia transitioned into the role of Office Manager in August 2016. She had been with South Eastern Book Company for 35 years and briefly with Mid-Continent University before being hired with GCED.