Jason Semple is a North Carolina economic development veteran, having served in various local, regional, and state roles since 2005. Most recently, he served as President & CEO of the Martin County Economic Development Corporation from 2015 until 2022, when he joined BBID as Director of Business Development. Collectively, his efforts have resulted in more than 4,000 jobs created or retained and $650 million in new tax base. Jason also has private sector experience in supply chain logistics and sales and marketing.
A graduate of Emory University, Jason has been involved with a diverse array of organizations and boards, including the Small Business Technology & Development Center Advisory Board, Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children and Rotary International.