Staff

Brooks Kracke

President/CEO
Brooks Kracke

Brooks Kracke joined NAIDA in 2015. Brooks is a native of North Alabama and he and his family reside in Decatur. He came to NAIDA from the Jetplex Industrial Park at the Port of Huntsville, Alabama, where he held the position of business development manager/director. Prior to this, he was an associate director with NAIDA from 1987-1998. Brooks has worked on many successful projects across all sectors in North Alabama. These projects include USG, ULA, Navistar and Remington.

Brooks is a member of the Economic Developers Association of Alabama, the International Economic Development Council and the Southern Economic Development Council. He is also a member of the Industrial Asset Management Council. Brooks is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute in Norman, Oklahoma. Brooks received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Athens State University.

Jason Wright

Senior Project Manager
Jason Wright

Jason Wright joined NAIDA in 1996. Jason has been involved in the recruitment of numerous domestic and international companies across various industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, chemical, distribution, food processing, metal fabrication and plastics.

Jason is a member of the Economic Development Association of Alabama and the Southern Economic Development Council. He is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute in Norman, Oklahoma. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Athens State University. Jason also serves on the Board of Regents of Amridge University.

Paige Breland

Administrative Assistant
Paige Breland

Paige Breland joined NAIDA in 2017. Paige has several years of experience in office administration with increasing areas of responsibility. Paige attended Jefferson State Community College. Paige has completed JobsEQ FIT certification. JobsEQ is part of Chmura Economics and Analytics.