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Greg Britton – Senior Business and Economic Development Executive
June 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Senior Business and Economic Development Executive
A recognized leader in the community, Greg Britton has both public and private sector acumen. Mr. Britton’s drive and focused determination for success in the private sector and public sector is recognized by many in the community. He has revitalized, turned around, and led multiple organizations to astonishing results and businesses to record earnings.
Mr. Britton is currently the Interim Director of AFWERX Vegas and holds the position of Chief of Strategic Partnerships with DEFENSEWERX out of Niceville, Florida.
During his tenure in the private sector, Mr. Britton found a new love and passion for his community. His business travels and projects aligned with the targeted industries of the state of Florida and of the Northwest Florida region. Mr. Britton began working with economic development professionals to promote the Northwest Florida Region to companies looking to relocate to Florida. After nearly 30 years in the private sector, Mr. Britton decided to make a career change and practice his passion for economic growth and resiliency for the state of Florida. Mr. Britton joined the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) as the Director of the Division of Strategic Business Development in August 2017. During his Time at DEO as the Director of Strategic Business Development, Mr. Britton applied his business management style and team building skills to make significant gains within the Division. He built a highly competent team that was accountable and results focused.
Mr. Britton received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Trine University and serves as a board member on the University of West Florida Board of Trustees and the Florida SBDC Advisory Board