In Graves County multiple organizations work together to create progress. A few of those organizations include The WK&T Tech Park team, Graves County Economic Development, Graves County Fiscal Court and The City of Mayfield. Our community is proud to say that each organization serves on each other’s boards and that we work together to push through tough community issues and economic development situations in order to move our area forward. Working closely together has proven to be effective and Mayfield and Graves County has experienced great success in recruiting, growth and community issues. At the WK&T Tech Park there is always someone available to take your call, work with you or to answer any questions that you may have. Below you will see a few of those people that are ready and willing to help.
Jodie Hansen joined the WK&T Tech Park team as the Technology Park Manager in February of 2020. Her role will include recruiting, park enhancements, community development and the management of all aspects of the park. Prior to coming to the WK&T Tech Park, Hansen worked as the Vice President of Community and Business Development at Graves County Economic Development for 3 years.
Bill Bartleman, director of special projects since 2017, worked for 39 years as a political reporter for The Paducah Sun and four years as a college administrator. He has extensive knowledge of the economic development needs of the region and understands the inner workings of government at all levels. He also serves as an elected county commissioner in McCracken County and serves on numerous boards and commissions.
Trevor Bonnstetter serves as CEO of WK&T Telecommunications and Ardmore Telephone Company, providing advanced telecommunications services to approximately 20,000 customers in Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama. Bonnstetter has been active in several industry committees on the state level, working with telecommunications associations in Missouri, Iowa, Kentucky and Tennessee during his career.