Columbia, SC – Colliers International’s David Cuda has been elected President of the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) at the organization’s annual conference in Myrtle Beach. Cuda has just completed his term as Vice President of SCEDA.
Cuda, who serves as Director of Corporate Solutions for Colliers International South Carolina, has an extensive real estate background in finance, construction, development and consulting across South Carolina and has been involved in numerous regional and statewide initiatives. Cuda was one of the founders of the Upstate Alliance in 2000 and he has represented major national and international companies in various real estate and development services. Recently, one of Cuda’s major projects with Colliers International has been the promotion of the Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in the Upstate, particularly in showcasing CU-ICAR to potential partners throughout the automotive industry worldwide.
“I am delighted that David’s colleagues at SCEDA have elected him to their highest leadership position,” said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers International | South Carolina. “Economic development is about cooperation and bringing stakeholders together to accelerate everyone’s success. When it comes to South Carolina, you are not going to find many people more dedicated to our state, our businesses and our citizens than David Cuda.”
SCEDA, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is a professional membership association dedicated to developing the economy in South Carolina. With over 600 members from all 46 counties in the state, the association brings together local and regional economic developers, local and state officials, construction and engineering firms, utility companies, attorneys, consultants, financial institutions and higher education.