Covington's business development manager resigns but is still optimistic about city's future
Naasham Marx (City of Covington website)
COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -
In what seemed like another bump in the road for Covington, the city's business development manager resigned this week but she said her work in Northern Kentucky isn't even close to being over.
Naasham Marx left her post at city hall to work in business development for the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. But she says her resignation is not a sign of the times in Covington, in fact, she says, it's the opposite.
Marx has worked closely on several major development deals in Covington, including the $1.5 million UpTech deal that placed the start-up on Pike Street, in the heart of the city.
She says that, although she is leaving city hall, she's still going to be a resident of Covington and believes the city will continue to grow.
Marx says she believes the city is thriving from the competition across the river because more people are choosing to move to Covington from the downtown Cincinnati area. She even encouraged GE to move its new global operations center to The Banks because she believes it could bring more residents and businesses to Covington.
FOX19 NOW reached out to other city officials regarding the future of business development in Covington but the messages were not returned.