Retiring business director lauded by local leaders for transforming DeKalb County economy
Excerpts from The Daily Chronicle:
‘We are in unprecedented economic development that we haven’t seen since the invention of barbed wire’ says DeKalb Mayor Cohen Barnes
Paul Borek said cheers to 15 years this week as he prepared to retire as executive director of the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation. He leaves a legacy of significant business growth for the community.
Expressing humility as praise from local and state leaders beckoned him forward, Borek, 68, insisted much of the credit for the agency’s success stems from the people who’ve worked alongside him.
“I’m pleased to have had the opportunity to make a difference, along with many, many, many partners that have been involved in all of our initiatives,” he said. “I’m pleased to have worked with all of DCEDC’s colleagues to make a difference for DeKalb County.”
Read the full Daily Chronicle article by C. Lazenby