New Executive Director Hired

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It's official! The BDC has hired a new Executive Director! Jessica Pasion, a native of Arizona, has lived in Alamance County since 1994. She was previously the assistant to Elon University President Leo Lambert. Along with that, she has also held two positions at UNC-Chapel Hill, as the executive assistant to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. 

"The excitement and energy of downtown Burlington is infectious," she said. "I want everyone to everyone to experience that energy, which begins with increased opportunities for folks to live and work in downtown. I envision more delicious eateries, more vibrant nightlife, and more use of our green spaces. Downtown has endless possibilities!"

Please welcome Jessica to the downtown family!