LEBANON - The Boone County Economic Development Corp. has appointed Megan Swain director of community development. Swain previously held sales and customer service positions with Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and the Indianapolis Colts.

In her new role, Swain will be responsible for "championing creative placemaking efforts and cultivating new business relations" for the organization.  She says she plans to work with the county's municipalities and community organizations to leverage the county's assets in order to grow business.

"Quality of life matters in economic development and our ability to attract and retain employees and employers," said Molly Whitehead, executive director of the Boone County EDC. "Megan’s role as Director of Community Development will help us attract new talent and improve our overall community."

Swain began her new position Monday.