FCEDC Welcomes Merica Simpson as Director of Marketing and Communications

Jan 26, 2023 | Press Releases

Media Contact: Merica Simpson,
Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: 910-500-6402
Email: merica@fayedc.com


FCEDC Welcomes Merica Simpson as Director of Marketing and Communications


FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Merica Simpson has been named Director of Marketing and Communications. Simpson’s role is to serve as the direct lead for the development and deployment of FCEDC’s marketing and communications efforts.

“I’m honored to be joining a team so dedicated to our community’s progress. The continuous promotion of our ongoing advancements is key to enhancing overall growth,” Simpson said.

Simpson graduated from East Carolina University’s College of Business with a marketing-concentrated MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, specializing in finance. Merica found her passion for marketing through positions she’s held in marketing management and research. She has also worked in wealth management and as a graduate assistant, focusing on the cultural environment of international business.

“Merica’s unique background and education are a great addition to our highly skilled team,” said FCEDC President and CEO Robert Van Geons, CEcD. “Our staff is proud to share our ‘Can Do’ story and looks forward to the contributions she will make towards these efforts.”


About FCEDC: The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership designed to enhance job growth and prosperity in the region by attracting new investment while growing and retaining existing industry. FCEDC works daily to help strengthen our economy and diversify our community tax base. Successful projects would not be possible without the ongoing support of the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and community partners. Learn more at www.fayedc.com.