Bill King takes over as the new NEDCO CEO and president. The former editor of an economic development business magazine is ready to go down his contact list for the benefit of nacogdoches. " In philosophical terms, what we want to do is bring in businesses that will be clean business, but business that will raise the standard of living of everybody in Nacogdoches, said King. " King's first day was Monday. He worked with retiring Judy McDonald this week to help with the transition.