West Virginia

Quick Facts

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

  • Capital: Charleston
  • Population (2012 Est.): 1,855,413
  • Largest Cities (2012): Charleston, 51,018; Huntington, 49,160; Parkersburg, 31,261; Morgantown, 31,000; Wheeling, 28,213
  • Targeted Industries: Value-added Wood, Fulfillment/Distribution, Business Services/Data Centers, Chemicals/Polymers, Automotive
  • GDP (All Industry 2012): $69.3 billion*

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

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State Listings

  • West Virginia Chamber of Commerce

    Stephen G. Roberts
    President
    1624 Kanawha Boulevard East
    Charleston, WV 25311
    P: 304-342-1115
    [email protected]
    www.wvchamber.com
  • West Virginia Development Office

    Mark R. Julian
    Director of Business and Industrial Development
    1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Capitol Complex, Building 6, Room 553
    Charleston, WV 25305
    P: 304-558-2234
    [email protected]
    http://www.wvcommerce.org
  • West Virginia Economic Development Authority (WVEDA)

    David Warner
    Executive Director
    Greenway Building, Northgate Business Park, 180 Association Drive
    Charleston, WV 25311-1217
    P: 304-558-3650
    [email protected]
    www.wveda.org
  • West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation

    James L. Estep
    President & CEO
    1000 Technology Drive, Suite 1000
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    P: 304-333-6814
    [email protected]
    www.wvhtf.org
  • Workforce West Virginia

    Ronald Radcliff
    Executive Director
    112 California Avenue, Room 609
    Charleston, WV 25305-0016
    P: 304-558-7024
    [email protected]
    www.workforcewv.org

 

Utility Listings

 

Regional Listings

  • Advantage Valley, Inc.

    Mike Herron
    President
    3751 Teays Valley Road
    Hurricane, WV 25526
    P: 304-760-0950
    [email protected]
    www.advantagevalley.com
  • Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle

    Pat Ford
    Executive Director
    3174 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1
    Weirton, WV 26262
    P: 304-748-5041
    [email protected]
    www.bhbdc.com
  • Central Appalachia Empowerment Zone of West Virginia

    Connie Lupardis
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 176
    Clay, WV 25043
    P: 304-587-2034
    [email protected]
    www.caez-wv.org
  • Corridor G Regional Development Authority

    Tommy Adkins
    Executive Director
    PO Box 90
    Logan, WV 25601
    P: 304-792-7243
    [email protected]
    www.corridorgrda.com
  • Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation

    Stephen Weir
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 33, 804 Industrial Park Road
    Maxwelton, WV 24957
    P: 304-497-4300
    [email protected]
    www.gvedc.com
  • Huntington Area Development Council

    Gary S. Walton, CEcD
    President/CEO
    916 Fifth Avenue, Suite 400
    Huntington, WV 25701
    P: 304-525-1161
    [email protected]
    www.hadco.org
  • I-79 Development Council (I79DC)

    Deana Keener
    President
    726 East Park Avenue, Suite 276
    Fairmont, WV 26555
    P: 304-680-7932
    [email protected]
    www.i79dc.org/
  • Little Kanawha Area Development Corporation

    Diane Ludwig
    Director
    P.O. Box 508
    Elizabeth, WV 26143
    P: 304-275-4231
    [email protected]
    www.littlekanawha.com
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council

    Carol Jackson
    Executive Director
    531 Market Street
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    P: 304-422-4993
    [email protected]
    www.movrc.org
  • Morgantown Area Economic Partnership

    Donald Reinke
    President
    955 Hartman Run Rd., Ste. 200,
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    P: 304-296-6684
    [email protected]
    www.morgantown.org
  • New River Gorge Regional Development Authority

    Chadwick J. Wykle
    Executive Director
    116 North Heber Street, Suite B
    Beckley, WV 25801
    P: 304-254-8115
    [email protected]
    www.nrgrda.org
  • Polymer Alliance Zone, Inc.

    Karen Facemyer
    President
    1 Polymer Way
    Davisville, WV 26142
    P: 304-428-1622
    [email protected]
    www.pazwv.org
  • Regional Economic Development Partnership

    Don Rigby
    Executive Director
    1310 Market Street, 3rd Floor
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    P: 304-232-7722
    [email protected]
    www.redp.org

 

County Listings

  • Area Roundtable

    Cam Huffman
    President & CEO
    409½ Market Street, Suite A, P.O. Box 1683
    Parkersburg, WV 26102
    P: 304-422-5650
    [email protected]
    www.arearoundtable.com/
  • Barbour County Development Authority

    Dean Springer
    Executive Director
    124 North Main Street
    Philippi, WV 26416
    P: 304-457-1225
    [email protected]
    www.barbourcountywveda.org
  • Berkeley County Development Authority

    Stephen L. Christian
    Executive Director
    300 Foxcroft Avenue, Suite 201
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    P: 304-267-4144
    [email protected]
    www.developmentauthority.com
  • Braxton County Development Authority

    Terrell Ellis
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1925
    Sutton, WV 26601
    P: 304-342-6972
    [email protected]
    www.braxtoncountywv.org/
  • Harrison County Development Authority

    Jacqui Tennant
    Administrative Assistant
    1215 Johnson Ave.
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
    P: 304-326-0213
    [email protected]
    hcdawv.com
  • Jefferson County Development Authority

    John Reisenweber
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 237
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    P: 304-728-3255
    [email protected]
    www.jcda.net
  • Marion Regional Development Corporation

    Sharon Jones Shaffer
    Executive Director
    1000 Technology Drive, Suite 1230
    Fairmont, WV 26554
    P: 304-333-6732
    [email protected]
    www.marionrdc.com
  • Mercer County Economic Development Authority

    Janet Bailey
    Executive Director
    1500 West Main Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    P: 304-431-8521
    [email protected]
    www.mercercoeda.com/
  • Morgan County Economic Development Authority

    Terri Burhans
    Executive Director
    77 Fairfax Street, Room 106
    Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
    P: 304-258-8546
    [email protected]
    www.morgancountyeda.com/
  • Preston County Economic Development Authority

    Roberta Baylor, CCED
    Executive Director
    330 East Main Street, Suite 100
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    P: 304-329-2299
    [email protected]
    www.prestonwv.com
  • Putnam County Development Authority (PCDA)

    Andrew Dunlap
    Executive Director
    5664 State Route 34, P.O. Box 167
    Scott Depot, WV 25560
    P: 304-757-0318
    [email protected]
    www.pcda.org
  • Randolph County Development Authority

    Robbie Morris
    Executive Director
    10 Eleventh Street
    Elkins, WV 26241
    P: 304-637-0803
    [email protected]
    www.rcdawv.net
  • Wayne County Economic Development Authority

    Don Perdue
    Executive Director
    1300 Norfolk Avenue, P.O. Box 519
    Wayne, WV 25570
    P: 304-272-9050
    [email protected]
    www.wceda.org
  • Webster County Economic Development Authority

    Geary Weir
    Executive Director
    139 Baker Street
    Webster Springs, WV 26288
    P: 304-847-2145
    [email protected]
    www.websterwv.com
  • Wyoming County Economic Development Authority

    Christy Laxton
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1828
    Pineville, WV 24874
    P: 304-732-6707
    [email protected]
    www.wyomingcounty.com

 

City Listings

  • Charleston Area Alliance

    Matthew Ballard
    President
    1116 Smith Street
    Charleston, WV 25301-1314
    P: 304-340-4253
    [email protected]
    www.charlestonareaalliance.org
  • Charleston Mayor’s Office of Economic & Community Development (MOECD)

    Brian King
    Director
    105 McFarland Street
    Charleston, WV 25301
    P: 304-348-8035
    [email protected]
    www.cityofcharleston.org
  • Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce

    Terry A. Sterling
    President
    1310 Market Street, 2nd Floor
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    P: 304-233-2575
    [email protected]
    www.wheelingchamber.com