Melva Tate of executive search firm Tate & Associates has assisted in the placement Meghann Bridgeman as the new president and CEO of Create Birmingham, which is dedicated to the economic development of Birmingham, AL’s creative industries. She will succeed Buddy Palmer, who has served as president and CEO of the non-profit for 13 years. He will work with Mr. Bridgeman to ensure a smooth transition before he officially retires at the end of July.
Kathryn Corey, board chair of Create Birmingham, said Bridgeman’s over 13 years of non-profit experience made her a great candidate for the post. “Her experience in