From The Ground Up: Feat. Grady Fitzpatrick of Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Grady Fitzpatrick joined Greater New Orleans, Inc. in 2011 as vice president of business development. In this role, Grady markets the 10-parish Southeastern region of Greater New Orleans working to attract new jobs and investment in areas such as corporate headquarters, software, digital media and advanced manufacturing.

Previously, Grady held the position of senior business development manager of economic development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Grady carried out all aspects of site selection for competitive domestic and international business recruitment projects. Grady successfully recruited over 15 domestic and international companies to Atlanta, representing over $300M in new capital investment and over 2,500 new jobs for Atlanta. Grady also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in sales and business development, XO Communications and Discovery Communications.

Grady is an active member of the Young Leadership Council of New Orleans and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executive Association.

Grady received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Boston College and completed his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in real estate at Georgia State University.