Former Elizabethtown Councilman Terry Shipp is back at City Hall as he takes on a newly created role of business development officer.
Shipp said the position, just like the name suggests, will focus on “business development.” This new role with city government was formed to further help lead Elizabethtown into a new era of growth and opportunity, particularly on the heels of the announcement of Ford’s plan to build twin manufacturing plants at the Glendale megasite.
The plants are part of Ford’s push for its new generation of electric vehicles. The company has partnered with SK Innovations, a South Korean manufacturer, to produce batteries for electric vehicles.
“If there’s ever been a good time to sell Elizabethtown, it’s now,” Shipp said, noting the city was already a regional hub with…