About Team Taylor County

Serving the business community since 1998, Team Taylor County is an initiative of the Campbellsville-Taylor County Economic Development Authority, created to lead economic and community development efforts for Campbellsville and Taylor County, Kentucky. Charged with the mission to attract and grow new employers as well as to market the Heartland Commerce and Technology Park, Team Taylor County is committed to facilitating economic growth through collaborative partnerships with local, regional and state organizations. A list of our partners and other community resources can be found here.

Community Partners

Ron McMahan

Ron McMahan

Executive Director/CEO

Team Taylor County Economic Development Authority

A native of Taylor County, Kentucky, Ron McMahan has served as the Executive Director & CEO of Team Taylor County since 2005. As the head of the community’s lead economic development agency, Ron has been a champion for collaborative economic development on the local and regional level.

Through Team Taylor County, Ron works to unify and strengthen alliances between the Campbellsville-Taylor County EDA, government, community, education and industry partners to create a robust business climate for the Campbellsville-Taylor County community.

His efforts also recognize the importance of regional collaboration. Ron frequently works across county lines to maximize workforce, transportation, marketing and other shared economic development initiatives to achieve common goals.

Ron draws from his more than twenty-five years of combined state and local economic development experience, focused on business retention, expansion and relocation. Prior to joining Team Taylor County, he was a Project Development Specialist for the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, where he worked with a diverse range of industries on business growth opportunities.

Ron earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Kentucky in 1989. Since then, he has completed professional development requirements through the Kentucky Institute for Economic Development (KIED), Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute (OUEDI), and the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

Most recently, Ron was selected to participate in the Advanced Economic Development Leadership (AEDL) executive education program where he was awarded an Economic Development Master Practitioner diploma from its four partner universities.

Ron resides in Campbellsville, Kentucky, with his wife Cathy, where he remains a committed economic development practitioner who strives to cultivate a better life for the residents of his hometown, region and state. Ron and Cathy are parents to two adult daughters, Kate and Caroline, and son-in-law Carson.

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Board of Directors

As a non-profit organization, Team Taylor County is governed by the six-member Campbellsville-Taylor County Economic Development Authority Board of Directors, appointed by city and county governments. Each board member is representative of the various community stakeholders with a vested interest in growing economic development opportunities for Campbellsville and Taylor County.

The Board meets regularly on the second Friday of each month at 8 a.m. ET in the Lower Level Meeting Room of the Campbellsville Civic Center, 205 N Columbia Ave, Campbellsville. Meetings are open to the public. Approved meeting documents can be found on our Transparency page.

  • Mark Johnson

    Mark Johnson
    President, Citizens Bank
    Board Chairman

  • Angela Call

    Angela M. Call
    Attorney, Nunery & Call Attorneys at Law, PLLC
    Board Vice-Chairman

  • Jane Wheatley

    Jane Wheatley
    President/CEO, Taylor Regional Hospital
    Board Secretary

  • Barry Blevins

    Barry Blevins
    Owner, Blevins Construction

  • David Chewning

    David Chewning
    Plant Controller, Ingersoll Rand

  • John Chowning

    John Chowning
    Vice President for Church & External Relations, Campbellsville University

Our Statement on Equality and Inclusion

“The Campbellsville-Taylor County Economic Development Authority (Team Taylor County) supports equity and justice for all citizens of our community, state, and nation without regard to race, ethnicity, color, or gender. All governmental bodies and agencies, businesses and industries, civic and nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions in our community and region are strongly encouraged to maximize employment and leadership opportunities for all individuals. In 2020 and beyond, it is most important that we acknowledge the mistakes of the past, that we come together as a community for the benefit of all our people, and that we resolve to work tirelessly to advance diversity, equity, and justice for all people in Campbellsville-Taylor County and Kentucky.”

– Campbellsville-Taylor County Economic Development Authority