06 Feb T&H Welcomes Regional Director of Economic Development & Site Selection – Tennessee, Bryan Farlow
Thomas & Hutton (T&H) is pleased to announce a new addition to the team. Bryan Farlow joins Thomas & Hutton as Regional Director, Economic Development and Site Selection – Tennessee. With over 14 years of industry experience, Bryan will spearhead the expansion of the firm’s economic development and site selection activities in Tennessee and across the United States. Partnering with local and state-level economic development agencies, Bryan will help clients develop a vision for attracting industries to locate and expand in their communities through multi-faceted engineering services, including land analysis, planning, design, and site selection activities assistance. Bryan will also lead efforts for corporate clients to locate, analyze, and select new locations for expanding operations in the United States.
Bryan’s previous positions at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Jobs Ohio give him a dynamic background in workforce development, regional planning, business development, business recruitment, site development, and site certification for domestic and international industries. After departing the public sector, Bryan co-founded a site selection firm focused on foreign direct investment and first-time entry into the United States market. His most recent role was Client Development Manager for a major nationwide science and engineering consulting firm.
A graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan University, Bryan went on to the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma. Bryan is an active member of the Tennessee Economic Development Council and Southern Economic Development Council and serves on his alma mater, Tennessee Wesleyan University’s Business Advisory Council. Bryan regularly lends his expertise to site selection and economic development, speaking on various panels through Consultant Connect. Outside of work, Bryan adores his two dogs, Max and Lizzie, and is an avid duck hunter, golfer, and woodturner.