Coastal Gateway

Ruzic named Coastal Gateway EDA Executive Director
Will Ruzic has been named executive director of Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance, the five-county, nonprofit economic development organization representing Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia and Monroe counties. Ruzic becomes the fourth executive director in the organization’s history. He succeeds Dr. John A. Johnson, who retired from full-time service to the alliance. Johnson had served as executive director of the organization for the past three years. Ruzic, who has served…
Johnson steps down as Coastal Gateway executive director
Dr. John A. Johnson announced recently that he is stepping down as executive director of Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance after more than three years at the helm. Johnson was president of Alabama Southern Community College from 1989 to 2009 and was at the helm when Alabama Southern was created through the merger of Patrick Henry Junior College in Monroeville and Hobson State Technical College in Thomasville. He guided…