Wanda Yuhas, Pitt County Economic Development Commission

After spending a dozen years in university administration (Student Affairs/Student Development), Ms. Yuhas began a second career in economic development.   She has been the Executive Director of the Pitt County Development Commission for nearly 28 years.  Married for 37 years, she has two adult children and twin granddaughters.  “Education and economic development are inextricably tied together, and early childhood education is crucial to both,” said Wanda.


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