Covington's business development manager resigns but is still op - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Covington's business development manager resigns but is still optimistic about city's future

Naasham Marx (City of Covington website) 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. 

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:14 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:45:44 GMT
    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

    Full Story >

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

    Full Story >
  • Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:38 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:45:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.Full Story >
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.Full Story >
  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:10 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:45:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Full Story >

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly