Staff

Ryan Drane

President

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.

ryan@gravescountyed.com

P: 270.247.0626

F: 270.247.6781

C: 270.804.1617

Wendy Puckett

Vice President
 
Wendy Puckett was hired in March 2020 as Vice President. She will be assisting GCED with implementing growth and sustainability strategies to serve the community. Wendy was previously the Executive Director of Fulton-Hickman Counties EDP and brings years of experience in the field of marketing.
 

P: 270.247.0626

F: 270.247.6781

C: 270.804.8224

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.

patricia@gravescountyed.com

P: 270.247.0626

F: 270.247.6781