Our Priorities Are:

Expand and retain existing industries
Recruit new industry
Strengthen the business environment to improve quality of place
Encourage small business growth
Enhance investor relations and communications

Past Five Years

2014-2018

2 companies recruited – 310 new jobs with an annual payroll of $12 million

9 local companies assisted with expansions – an additional 276 new jobs created by these companies with an annual payroll of $13 million

26 startups assisted – 306 new jobs with an additional 38 jobs retained

45 industry round table sessions and 15 workforce development classes hosted – over 1,300 participants

Since the Beginning

1986 through 2016

17 companies recruited – 3,017 new jobs with an annual payroll of $103 million

46 local companies assisted with expansions – an additional 2,037 new jobs created by these companies with an annual payroll of $65 million

73 startups assisted – 340 new jobs with an additional 38 jobs retained

Numerous community and business workshops, seminars, training’s, trade missions, expos, and round tables