North Carolina

Quick Facts

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

  • Capital: Raleigh
  • Population (2013 Est.): 9,848,060
  • Largest Cities (2013): Charlotte, 792,862; Raleigh, 431,746; Greensboro, 279,639; Durham, 245,475; Winston-Salem, 236,441
  • Targeted Industries: Information & Communications Tech, Agribusiness & Food Processing, Business & Financial Services, Automotive, Truck & Heavy Equipment, Aerospace, Aviation & Defense
  • Key Incentives: CDBG Infrastructure & Building Renovation, Rural Grants/Programs Building Reuse & Economic Infrastructure, Customized Training, Job Development Investment Grant, One NC
  • GDP (All Industry 2013): $471.4 billion*

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

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State Listings

 

Utility Listings

  • AT&T

    Venessa Harrison
    President, AT&T North Carolina
    150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 800
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    P: 704-417-7622
    venessa.harrison@att.com
    www.att.com
  • Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp.

    Alan Merck
    Director of Key Accounts & Business Development
    1216 Blowing Rock Boulevard
    Lenoir, NC 28645-0112
    P: 828-759-8979
    amerck@blueridgeemc.com
    www.blueridgeemc.com/economic-development
  • Duke Energy

    Stuart Heishman
    Vice President, Economic & Business Development
    526 South Church Street (EC03ZD)
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    P: 704-382-7195
    stuart.heishman@duke-energy.com
    www.considerthecarolinas.com
  • ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

    Brenda Daniels
    Manager, Economic Development
    1427 Meadow Wood Boulevard
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    P: 919-760-6363
    bdaniels@electricities.org
    www.electricities.com
  • North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives

    Eddie Miller
    Vice President of member services and community development
    3400 Sumner Blvd.
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    P: 919-875-3049
    eddie.miller@ncemcs.com
    www.ncelectriccooperatives.com/development

 

Regional Listings

  • AdvantageWest Economic Development Group

    Scott T. Hamilton
    President & CEO
    134 Wright Brothers Way
    Fletcher, NC 28732
    P: 828-687-7234
    shamilton@awnc.org
    www.awnc.org
  • Carolinas Gateway Partnership

    John R. Gessaman
    President & CEO
    427 Falls Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804-4808
    P: 252-442-0114
    jrgessaman@econdev.org
    www.econdev.org
  • Centralina Council of Governments

    Mike Manis
    Community & Economic Development Director
    525 North Tryon Street, 12th Floor
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    P: 704-348-2720
    mmanis@centralina.org
    www.centralina.org
  • Charlotte Regional Partnership

    David Swenson, CEcD
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development Services
    550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    P: 704-347-8942
    dswenson@charlotteusa.com
    www.charlotteusa.com
  • Fayetteville Regional Chamber

    Russ Rogerson
    Executive VP, Economic Development
    1019 Hay Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28305
    P: 910-484-4242, ext. 245
    rrogerson@fayettevillencchamber.org
    www.fayettevillencchamber.org
  • Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Corporation

    Ryan McDaniels
    Executive Director
    10115 Kincey Avenue, Suite 148
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    P: 704-992-2300
    mcdaniels@lnedc.com
    www.lakenormanregion.com
  • North Carolina's Southeast

    Joe Melvin
    Director of Business Development
    707 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 2556
    Elizabethtown, NC 28337
    P: 800-787-1333
    joem@ncse.org
    www.ncse.org
  • Piedmont Triad Partnership

    David M. Powell
    President & CEO
    416 Gallimore Dairy Road, Suite M
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    P: 336-369-2208
    dpowell@ptpnc.com
    www.piedmonttriadnc.com
  • Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

    Anna Penner
    Director, Business Development
    12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park
    Durham, NC 27709
    P: 919-549-8181
    penner@rtp.org
    www.rtp.org
  • Research Triangle Regional Partnership

    Debbie Lilly, CEcD
    VP, Business Development
    RDU Center, 1000 Trade Drive, Suite 124 (P.O. Box 80756)
    RDU International Airport, NC 27623
    P: 919-334-4072
    dlilly@researchtriangle.org
    www.researchtriangle.org
  • RowanWorks (Salisbury-Rowan Economic Development Commission)

    Robert M. Van Geons
    Executive Director
    204 East Innes Street, Suite 220
    Salisbury, NC 28144
    P: 704-637-5526
    robert@rowanworks.com
    www.rowanedc.com
  • Statesville Regional Development

    C. Michael Smith
    Executive Director
    116 North Center Street, Suite 101
    Statesville, NC 28677
    P: 704-871-1142, ext. 202
    mike@statesvilleregion.com
    www.statesvilleregion.com

 

County Listings

 

City Listings

  • Cary Chamber of Commerce

    Sandy Jordan
    VP, Economic Development
    307 North Academy Street
    Cary, NC 27513
    P: 919-467-1016
    sjordan@carychamber.com
    www.carychamber.com
  • Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

    Jeffrey L. Edge, CEcD
    Senior Vice President, Econ. Dev.
    330 South Tryon Street, Suite 200
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    P: 704-378-1307
    Jedge@charlottechamber.com
    www.charlottechamber.com
  • Charlotte Economic Development Committee

    Ron Kimble
    Deputy City Manager
    600 East 4th Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    P: 704-336-7600
    rkimble@charlottenc.gov
    www.charmeck.org/city/charlotte/focusareas/economicdevelopment
  • Durham Office of Economic & Workforce Development

    Kevin Dick
    Director
    302 East Pettigrew Street, Suite 190
    Durham, NC 27701
    P: 919-560-4965, ext. 15219
    kevin.dick@durhamnc.gov
    www.durhamnc.gov
  • Greensboro Economic Development Alliance

    Dan Lynch
    President
    342 North Elm Street
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    P: 888-693-6939
    dlynch@greensboro.org
    www.greensboroeda.com
  • Monroe Economic Development

    R. Christopher Plate
    Director
    3900 Paul J. Helms Drive
    Monroe, NC 28110
    P: 704-282-5780
    cplate@monroenc.org
    www.developmonroe.com
  • Mooresville South Iredell Economic Development Corporation

    Robert J. Carney
    Executive Director
    151 East Iredell Avenue
    Mooresville, NC 28115
    P: 704-664-6922
    robby@edcmooresville.org
    www.edcmooresville.org
  • Raleigh Economic Development

    James Sauls
    Economic Development Manager
    One Exchange Plaza, Suite 707
    Raleigh, NC 27602
    P: 919-996-2707
    james.sauls@raleigh4u.com
    www.raleigh4u.com
  • Town of Holly Springs

    Jenny Mizelle, CEcD
    Economic Development Director
    128 South Main Street, P.O. Box 8
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
    P: 919-557-3906
    jenny.mizelle@hollyspringsnc.us
    www.hollyspringsnc.org
  • Winston-Salem Business Inc.

    Robert Leak, Jr.
    President
    1080 West Fourth Street
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    P: 336-723-8955
    rleak@wsbusinessinc.com
    www.wsbusinessinc.com