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Brenda Floyd
Courtesy of City of Lenoir

Lenoir Announces Hire Of New Main Street Director

The City of Lenoir has hired Brenda Floyd to serve as the next Downtown Economic Development Main Street Director.

As Main Street Director, Mrs. Floyd will oversee the City’s Main Street Program, downtown events, and various local grant programs. She will supervise one staff member and serve as liaison between the City and the Downtown Lenoir Development Alliance. Mrs. Floyd will also serve as the staff member on the Lenoir Business Advisory Board and the Lenoir Tourism Development Authority.

Mrs. Floyd has more than 15 years of experience in planning and implementing community events. Since 2022, she has been the Director of Catering & Events at Linville Ridge Country Club. She worked for 11 years at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute. She served in various positions at the college including Director of Auxiliary Services and Director of the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center. She has managed many facilities, conferences, events, and staff during her career.

Mrs. Floyd and her husband, Bo, have lived in Lenoir since 1998. The couple has three adult daughters, Taylor, Sydney, and Parker, all whom graduated from Hibriten High School. Brenda and Bo have been active in the community since they returned to Lenoir from college. Her girls attended preschool in Downtown Lenoir, and she has volunteered for countless downtown events and groups including the Bridge-to-Bridge Incredible Challenge, Lenoir Service League, Halloween events, and the annual Christmas Parade. For the past several years, Mrs. Floyd has served as a member of the Lenoir Tourism Development Authority.

Mrs. Floyd said she’s looking forward to joining the City of Lenoir and working on Downtown programs and events. Her first day with the City will be next Monday, March 18. Former Main Street Director Kaylynn Horn officially retired earlier this month after serving ten years with the City of Lenoir. The City will recognize and thank Kaylynn for her service to Lenoir during the March 19 City Council meeting and during other Main Street events later this month.

[News release courtesy of Joshua Harris, Director of Communication and Public Information, City of Lenoir]