Alyssa Byrd

Interim President

Alyssa Byrd serves as interim president of Chatham Economic Development Corporation. She leads operations for the organization and is responsible for implementing strategies to promote and strengthen the economic well-being of Chatham County. 

After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Alyssa joined Chatham Economic Development Corporation in 2011 and has assumed roles of increasing responsibility since.

Alyssa enjoys serving the community and is active with several organizations, including the Chatham Chamber of Commerce, Pittsboro Main Street program, Chatham Habitat for Humanity, Triangle CREW and the Research Triangle Regional Partnership. She is also a member of the North Carolina Economic Development Association and the International Economic Development Council.

Alyssa is a native of rural North Carolina and enjoys knitting, exploring North Carolina with her husband and two children and watching a good miniseries.