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Mill Graves Joins Retail Strategies as Director of Business Development

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January 20, 2021

Mill Graves Joins Retail Strategies as Director of Business Development

Retail Strategies is pleased to announce that Mill Graves has joined its team as Director of Business Development. He will be working within the regions of Georgia and Kentucky. In his new role, Mill will work alongside the business development team to actively work with Municipalities, Chambers of Commerce, and other Economic Development Agencies to partner with Retail Strategies to develop and execute retail economic development strategies.

“Mill has expansive knowledge of economic and community development. Mill brings a creative and innovative approach to community planning and relationship building.

Lacy Beasley, President, Retail Strategies

Graves has more than 10 years of economic development experience, having spent the last seven years working for Electric Cities of Georgia (ECG) as the Director of Economic Development. In this role, Mill oversaw ECG’s project management team to deliver site selection assistance and consultation resources for new and existing industries and businesses considering opportunities in Georgia. He has experience with Community Development, Commercial Real Estate, GIS and working with civic leaders. Mill also has an extensive network of brokers, developers, and a leadership position with International Council Shopping Center (ICSC) that has allowed him to build and retain relationships within the industry.

“Mill has expansive knowledge of economic and community development,” said Lacy Beasley, President of Retail Strategies. “His years of expertise in Georgia and Kentucky will make him an excellent addition to our team. Mill brings a creative and innovative approach to community planning and relationship building. We are excited to have him at Retail Strategies and believe he will be a valued asset to us.”

“I am pleased to be joining the business development team at Retail Strategies,” said Graves.

“Retail Strategies offers the opportunity to expand and continue my economic development experience within Georgia and other regions. They have a well-rounded team combined with advanced solutions and strategies. I am excited to begin working with communities on behalf of the company.”

Mill Graves

Director of Business Development

(404) 719-9773

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