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New economic development director named for Troy University

Lynne Firmin George is the University's new Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank.

Lynne Firmin George is the University's new Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank.

Lynne Firmin George has been named Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank at Troy University.

George joined the University staff in 2018 as corporate relations coordinator and is an adjunct professor of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management in the Sorrell College of Business.

Lynne Firmin George

She holds a Master of Business Administration…

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IDEA Bank has open house to give community, businesses a taste of the center for development

Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. helps cut the ribbon on the newly renovated and working IDEA Bank on the Square in downtown Troy.

Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. helps cut the ribbon on the newly renovated and working IDEA Bank on the Square in downtown Troy.

Troy University’s IDEA Bank and the Small Business Development Center at Troy University hosted an open house and ribbon cutting on Friday, April 9 as a way to introduce the communities in the Wiregrass to what both can offer the area.

The IDEA Bank, located on the Square in downtown Troy in a former bank…

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PowerSouth Invests in the Troy University IDEA Bank

PowerSouth CEO Gary Smith, center, with Troy University Senior Vice Chancellor Walter Givhan and Associate Vice Chancellor Rebecca Watson.

PowerSouth CEO Gary Smith, center, with Troy University Senior Vice Chancellor Walter Givhan and Associate Vice Chancellor Rebecca Watson.

For almost 80 years, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has played a major role in providing power to people and businesses across the state of Alabama and within the northwest region of Florida. Now, PowerSouth and its CEO, Gary Smith, are providing the power of support to Troy University in the form of a generous donation for the TROY IDEA Bank. 

An initiative of TROY’s Sorrell College of Business housed…

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Success predicated on planning, perserverance

TROY's Sorrell College of Business will house its IDEA Bank in the former Regions Bank building on the Square in downtown Troy.

TROY's Sorrell College of Business will house its IDEA Bank in the former Regions Bank building on the Square in downtown Troy.

Sorrell College of Business students need to have a plan of action in order to succeed, and one TROY alumnus has donated funds to help team students with business mentors to accomplish that mission.

Dr. Harrel McKinney, a 1962 graduate, founded Alabama Reference Laboratories, Inc. in 1972. In 2003, he was named the Distinguished Leadership…

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Troy University, Troy Bank and Trust partner to launch IDEA Bank, entrepreneurship program

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