Jason Lemle


Jason Lemle brings with him nearly 10 years of Economic Development experience from Dallas Texas and Bowling Green Kentucky. Jason will be leading the GCED through strategic planning and executing on the key development and growth opportunities throughout Mayfield and Graves County.

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Garrett Clark

Business Development Coordinator

Joining in July 2023, Garrett brings with him a postgraduate education in Economic Development. A lifelong West Kentuckian and native of Benton, Garrett attended Murray State University for his education.  He’s happy to be on the Graves County Economic Development team and is looking forward to serving the Mayfield and Graves County community.  Garrett will assist in workforce development initiatives, support existing targeted businesses and industries, update sites and buildings information, respond to project requests for information, and assist in the marketing plans for GCED.

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Patricia Watson

Administrative Manager

Patricia Watson was hired as the Administrative Assistant in May 2014. As the organization has grown, Patricia transitioned into the role of Office Manager in August 2016 and in December 2021 as Administrative Manager. She had been with South Eastern Book Company for 35 years and briefly with Mid-Continent University before being hired with GCED.

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