Taft Attorney Parsons Appointed to Gateway Community and Technical College Foundation Board
July 01, 2010 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI, OH – James E. Parsons, an attorney in the Business & Finance practice group in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP's Northern Kentucky office, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Gateway Community and Technical College Foundation. The Foundation was established to support the mission of the College by raising funds and awareness throughout the community. Its 20-member board is composed of community leaders from the Tri-State region who seek resources to assist the College.
Parsons focuses his practice in the areas of public law, public finance and tax incentives for business development, including tax increment financing for development projects. Previously, Parsons served as the Assistant City Solicitor, City Solicitor and City Manager for the City of Newport and was very involved in a number of developments in Newport, including the Newport Aquarium and Newport on the Levee. Just prior to joining Taft, he served 7½ years as the Boone County Administrator and Deputy County Judge/Executive. Parsons is heavily involved in the Northern Kentucky community; for example, he works with the Brighton Center, the Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission, Kentucky Habitat for Humanity, and the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
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