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Francis promoted to Director of Market Research + Business Analytics

December 20, 2022

Kassidy Francis
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Kassidy Francis, Director of Market Research and Business Analytics, Greater Richmond Partnership

RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 20, 2022) – The Greater Richmond Partnership (“GRP”), the lead regional economic development organization serving the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia, announces Kassidy Francis has been promoted to Director of Market Research + Business Analytics. 

In her role, Francis manages the customer relationship management system, compiles and analyzes business information both for use with clients and partners as well as for internal purposes. She has been with the organization for three years as the Administrative Coordinator, Business Development Manager and most recently Research Manager.

“The need for accurate research and data has become increasingly more important in the site location process. Kassidy’s knowledge and experience in collecting and analyzing data make her an undeniable asset to the GRP team. I look forward to seeing her grow in this role,” said Jennifer Wakefield, President + CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership.


About the GRP 

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia. GRP attracts new companies to the region by providing in-depth market data, marketing the region globally and generating quality economic opportunities. For more information, visit