George Sutherland

Economic Development
Title: Economic Development and Sports Entertainment
Phone: 734-287-6550
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Prior to working with the City of Taylor, George Sutherland had over 29 years of business success at Murray's Auto. Beginning his career as stock boy at Murray's, he worked his way up to district manager and eventually Vice President of Operations. For seven years, Sutherland was responsible for $250 million in sales throughout more than a hundred stores. After selling Murray's Auto, Brookstone Inc. claimed him as Executive Vice President for four years knowing that he had an outstanding passion in business economics. With Sutherland's agility as EVP. the company increased revenue from $34 million to $57 million which eventually allowed them to open over a hundred seasonal locations producing fourteen million dollars more in sales. George Sutherland has proven that concentration paired with hard work is the driving factor of success. Now the Director of Economics for the City of Taylor, Sutherland continues to take strides in business development to benefit the city's everlasting community. 

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