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Lindsey Cannon Lindsey Cannon
Principal
Director, Site Readiness Programs

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Lindsey Cannon is a principal and director of site readiness programs with McCallum Sweeney Consulting (MSC) that provides site selection services and economic development consulting to companies and organizations worldwide.

In her role as director of site readiness programs, Ms. Cannon oversees MSC’s evaluation and certification programs. Based on her experience in site selection consulting and economic development, Ms. Cannon assists states, utilities, communities, and private landowners with programs to increase the attractiveness of their property and community to industrial prospects.

She is actively managing evaluation and/or certification programs for the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Duke Energy Florida, and TVA. She is also working on numerous independent evaluations and certifications. She also recently completed certification programs for AEP’s Quality Site Program and Dayton Power and Light’s Certified Sites Program as well as a headquarters relocation for BMC.

Ms. Cannon has completed numerous certification programs including Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites, Mississippi Power’s Project Ready Program, and Wyoming Business Council’s Certified Sites Program. In addition, she has worked on a feasibility study for a siting project in Europe, completed an incentives evaluation study for Jacksonville, Florida, and managed a target competitiveness study for the State of Florida. She also has worked on a headquarters relocation for SunCoke Energy, a manufacturing project for Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, and assisted with the site analysis for the permanent jamboree site for the Boy Scouts of America. She also worked on the target industry studies for the Upstate SC Alliance, Charleston Regional Development Alliance, the Beacon Council (Miami, Florida), and JAXUSA.

Before joining McCallum Sweeney Consulting, Ms. Cannon served as a research analyst and tax and incentives consultant for the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Ms. Cannon’s professional background also includes positions with Charleston Area Federal Credit Union and Sodexho/Carolina Dining Services as well as an internship with Miller Brewing Company.

Ms. Cannon has earned a Masters of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, both from the University of South Carolina (USC). She is currently pursuing a Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) through CoreNet Global. In 2016, she received the “Rising Star” award from CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Upstate and completed a Certificate in Leadership from CREW Network. She is currently serving as the President of CREW Upstate in addition to serving on the USC Moore School of Business Young Alumni Board. Previously, she has served on the board for the Upstate USC Moore School of Business Alumni, the Greenville MyCarolina Alumni Association, and PULSE. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class 38 and is a member of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the South Carolina Economic Developers Association (SCEDA).