Melissa Newcomb began working for Marion County Economic Development in August 2021 and was promoted to Director of Operations in August 2022. She currently also serves as President-Elect of the Board of Directors for Marion County Chamber of Commerce. Melissa graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, specializing in computer programming and web design. She has one daughter, Arabella. Melissa is excited to help further economic development in Lebanon and Marion County and promote the attributes and way of life that make Marion County the heart of Kentucky.