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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad

  • Capital: Des Moines
  • Population (2012 Est.): 3,074,186
  • Largest Cities (2012): Des Moines, 206,688; Cedar Rapids, 128,119; Davenport, 101,363; Sioux City, 82,719; Iowa City, 70,133
  • Targeted Industries: Biosciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Financial Services/Information Technology
  • GDP (All Industry 2012): $152.4 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

  • Iowa Economic Development

    Debi Durham
    Director
    200 East Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    P: 515-725-3022
    debi.durham@iowa.gov
    www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com

Utility Listings

  • Alliant Energy

    Scott C. Snider
    Regional Economic Development Manager
    719 North 18th Street
    Centerville, IA 52544-1113
    P: 641-437-5225
    scottsnider@alliantenergy.com
    www.alliantenergy.com

Regional Listings

  • Black Hawk Economic Development, Inc.

    Stephen Brustkern
    Executive Director
    3835 West 9th Street
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    P: 319-235-2960
    steveb@bhed.org
    www.bhed.org
  • Clinton Regional Development Corporation

    Mike Kirchhoff, CEcD
    President & CEO
    144 8th Avenue South
    Clinton, IA 52732
    P: 563-242-4536
    mkirchhoff@clintondevelopment.com
    www.clintondevelopment.com
  • Greater Cedar Valley Alliance

    Steve Dust
    President & CEO
    10 West 4th Street, Suite 310
    Waterloo, IA 50701-5437
    P: 319-232-1156
    info@cedarvalleyalliance.com
    www.cedarvalleyalliance.com
  • Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber

    Lisa Skubal
    Vice President of Economic Development
    10 W. 4th St.
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    P: 319-232-1156
    lskubal@cedarvalleyalliance.com
    www.cedarvalleyalliance.com
  • Greater Des Moines Partnership

    David Maahs
    Executive Vice President, Economic Development
    700 Locust St., Ste. 100
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    P: 515-286-4958
    dmaahs@desmoinesmetro.com
    www.desmoinesmetro.com
  • North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation

    Brent Willett
    Executive Director
    9 North Federal
    Mason City, IA 50401
    P: 641-423-0315, ext. 19
    bwillett@northiowacorridor.com
    www.northiowacorridor.com
  • Northwest Iowa Planning & Development Commission

    Ted Kourousis
    Executive Director
    217 West 5th Street, P.O. Box 1493
    Spencer, IA 51301
    P: 712-262-7225, ext. 142
    ted.kourousis@nwipdc.org
    www.nwipdc.org
  • Quad Cities Chamber | Quad Cities First

    Ray De Winkle, CEcD, EDFP
    Vice President, Business Attraction
    331 West 3rd Street, Suite 100
    Davenport, IA 52801
    P: 563-823-2658
    rdewinkle@quadcitieschamber.com
    www.quadcitiesfirst.com
  • Siouxland Initiative

    Chris McGowan
    President
    101 Pierce Street
    Sioux City, IA 51101
    P: 712-255-7903, ext. 215
    cmcgowan@siouxlandchamber.com
    www.siouxlandchamber.com

County Listings

City Listings

  • Ames Economic Development Commission

    Dan Culhane, CEcD, CCE
    President & CEO
    304 Main Street
    Ames, IA 50010
    P: 515-232-2310
    dan@ameschamber.com
    www.amesedc.com
  • Ankeny Economic Development Corp.

    Joey Beech
    Executive Director
    210 S. Ankeny Blvd.
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    P: 515-964-0747
    jbeech@ankeny.org
    www.ankenyedc.com
  • Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

    Dennis Jordan
    Economic Development Strategist
    501 First Avenue SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    P: 319-730-1424
    djordan@cedarrapids.org
    www.cedarrapids.org
  • Charles City Area Development Corporation

    Timothy S. Fox
    Executive Director
    401 North Main Street
    Charles City, IA 50616-2021
    P: 641-228-3020
    ccadc@charlescityia.com
    www.charlescityia.com
  • City of Belmond Industrial Development

    Donald E. Goeman
    President
    327 East Main Street
    Belmond, IA 50421
    P: 641-444-4106
    bacoc@frontiernet.net
    www.belmond.com
  • City of Cedar Falls Developmental Services

    Ron Gaines
    Director
    220 Clay Street
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    P: 319-273-8606
    ron.gaines@ci.cedar-falls.ia.us
    www.cedarfalls.com
  • City of Eldora

    Deb Crosser
    Executive Director Economic Development
    1442 Washington Street
    Eldora, IA 50627
    P: 641-939-3241
    eldoraecondev@heartofiowa.net
    www.eldoraiowa.com
  • Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

    Tim Coffey
    Executive Director
    205 Main Avenue
    Clear Lake, IA 50428
    P: 641-357-2159
    tim@clearlakeiowa.com
    www.clearlakeiowa.com
  • Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce

    Terry Bailey, CEcD, EDFP
    Vice President of Business Development
    149 West Broadway
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    P: 712-325-1000
    tbailey@councilbluffsiowa.com
    www.selectcouncilbluffs.com
  • Dyersville Economic Development Corporation

    Jacque Rahe
    Executive Director
    1100 16th Avenue Court SE
    Dyersville, IA 52040-2374
    P: 563-875-2311
    jrahe@dyersville.com
    www.dyersville.com
  • Estherville Industrial Development Corporation

    Lyle Hevern
    President
    620 1st Avenue South
    Estherville, IA 51334
    P: 712-380-7100
    cconlyle@gmail.com
    www.eidc.org
  • Greater Burlington Partnership

    David Toyer
    Director of Economic Development
    610 North 4th Street, Suite 200
    Burlington, IA 52601
    P: 319-752-6365
    dtoyer@greaterburlington.com 
    www.greaterburlington.com
  • Greater Dubuque Development Corporation

    Rick Dickinson
    President & CEO
    Schmid Innovation Center, 900 Jackson Street, Suite 109
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    P: 563-557-9049
    rickd@greaterdubuque.org
    www.greaterdubuque.org
  • Iowa City Area Development Group

    Mark Nolte
    Interim President & Business Development Director
    316 East Court Street
    Iowa City, IA 52240
    P: 319-354-3939
    mnolte@icadgroup.com
    www.iowacityareadevelopment.com
  • Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation (IFADC)

    Cindy Litwiller
    Executive Director
    520 Rocksylvania Avenue
    Iowa Falls, IA 50126
    P: 641-648-5604
    director@iowafallsdevelopment.com
    www.iowafallsdevelopment.com
  • Marion Chamber of Commerce

    Jill Ackerman
    President
    1225 6th Ave., Suite 100
    Marion, IA 52302
    P: 319-377-6316
    jill@marioncc.org
    www.marioncc.org/
  • Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation

    David Barajas, Jr.
    Executive Director
    217 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1288
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    P: 641-682-3465, ext. 903
    dbarajasjr@ottumwaiowa.com
    www.ottumwadevelopment.org
  • Prairie City Economic Development Commission

    Nancy Earles
    City Clerk & Finance Officer
    203 East Jefferson, P.O. Box 607
    Prairie City, IA 50228
    P: 515-994-2649
    nancy.earles@prairiecityiowa.us
    www.prairiecityiowa.us
  • Rock Valley Economic Development

    Jim Vander
    Velde Development Director
    1507 Main Street
    Rock Valley, IA 51247
    P: 712-476-2576
    jvv@cityofrockvalley.com
    www.cityofrockvalley.com
  • Sioux City Economic Development

    Marty Dougherty
    Director
    405 6th Street, P.O. Box 447
    Sioux City, IA 51102
    P: 712-279-6345
    mdougherty@sioux-city.org
    www.locatesiouxcity.com
  • Storm Lake United

    Gary Lalone
    Executive Director
    119 West 6th Street, P.O. Box 584
    Storm Lake, IA 50588
    P: 712-732-3780
    glalone@stormlakeunited.com
    www.visitstormlake.com
  • Sutherland Economic Development

    Mark Cody
    Executive VP
    P.O. Box 68
    Sutherland, IA 51058
    P: 888-446-3324
    mark@mysecuritystate.com
    www.sutherlandiowa.com
  • Urbana Area Development Corp.

    Greg Pavelka
    President
    906 West Main St., P.O. Box 186
    Urbana, IA 52345
    P: 319-443-8232
    greg.pavelka@ecirec.coop
    www.urbanaiowa.com
  • Washington Chamber of Commerce

    Michelle Peiffer
    Executive Director
    205 West Main Street
    Washington, IA 52353
    P: 319-653-3272
    michelle@washingtoniowa.org
    www.washingtoniowachamber.com
  • Webster City Economic Development

    David K. Toyer
    Economic Developer
    P.O. Box 217
    Webster City, IA 50595
    P: 515-832-9151
    david@buildwebstercity.com
    www.buildwebstercity.com