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Director of Economic Development
Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Furman serves as staff for the Watauga County Economic Development Commission, an 11-member board appointed by the Watauga County Board of Commissioners. He also heads all Economic Development and business start-up activity for the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce.
Furman earned a BS in Geography from Appalachian State University in 1978. He spent 38.5-years with Watauga County prior to retiring in December 2022. In addition to his economic development responsibilities, he served as Director of Planning and Inspections. He earned his professional credentials from the American Institute of Certified Planners in 1986.
Parent: Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
579 Greenway Rd Suite 101 Boone, NC 28607
Appalachian State University 1978