Alabama Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Alabama Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

  • Capital: Montgomery
  • Population (2017 Est.): 4,874,747
  • Largest Cities (2017): Birmingham, 210,710; Montgomery, 199,518; Huntsville, 194,585; Mobile, 190,265; Tuscaloosa, 100,287
  • Targeted Industries: Aerospace/Defense Manufacturing, Automotive Manufacturing, Chemical Manufacturing, Agricultural Products/Food Production Manufacturing, Steel/Metal Manufacturing, Distribution & Logistics, Information Technology
  • Key Incentives: Jobs Credit, Investment Credit, Port Credit, Sales & Use Tax Abatement, Property Tax Abatement, Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $211 billion*

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

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State Listings

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Steve Sewell
Executive Vice President
1320 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-943-4742
[email protected]
www.edpa.org

Alabama State Port Authority

James K. Lyons
Director & CEO
250 North Water Street, P.O. Box 1588
Mobile, AL 36633
251-441-7200
[email protected]
www.asdd.com

AIDT

Ed Castile
Director
One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116
334-242-4158
[email protected]
www.aidt.edu

Alabama Department of Commerce

Greg Canfield
Secretary
401 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36130-4106
334-242-0400
[email protected]
www.madeinalabama.com

 

Utility Listings

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

Mitch Mays
Administrator
P.O. Drawer 671
Columbus, MS 39703
662-328-3286
[email protected]
www.tenntom.org

Alabama Power Co.

Patrick T. Murphy
VP of Economic & Community Development
600 North 18th Street
Birmingham, AL 35291
205-257-2989
[email protected]
www.amazingalabama.com

Alagasco

Mike Swinson
Director of Economic Development
2101 6th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-326-8177
[email protected]
www.alagasco.com

 

Regional Listings

Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance

Don McClellan
Executive Director, Recruitment & Project Management
1675 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL 35010
256-215-4410
[email protected]
www.lakemartineda.com

Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance

David Thornell
President & CEO
4020 U.S. Highway 43
Guin, AL 35563
205-468-3213
[email protected]
www.northwestalabamaeda.org

Shoals Economic Development Authority

Forrest Wright, CEcD
President
20 Hightower Place, Suite 1
Florence, Alabama 35630
256-349-5632
[email protected]
www.seda-shoals.com

North Alabama Industrial Development Association

Brooks Kracke
President & CEO
410 Johnston Street, Suite A, P.O. Box 1668
Decatur, AL 35602
256-353-9450
[email protected]
www.northalabamausa.com

Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance

Will Ruzic
Executive Director
Trustmark Bank Building, 60 Hines Street, Suite 200
Monroeville, AL 36460
251-248-2143
[email protected]
www.coastalgatewayeda.com

 

County Listings

Covington County Economic Development Commission

Rick Clifton
President & CEO
21754 Bill Benton Lane
Andalusia, AL 36421
334-222-7040
[email protected]
www.covingtoncountyedc.com

Bibb County Economic Development

Derek Reeves
County Administrator
157 SW Davidson Drive
Centreville, AL 35042
205-926-3114
[email protected]
www.bibbal.com

Etowah Economic Alliance

Marilyn Lott
President & CEO
800 Forrest Avenue, Suite 220E
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-456-9938
[email protected]
www.eeaalabama.org

Franklin County Development Authority

Sherye Price
Executive Director
16109 Highway 43, Suite C
Russellville, AL 35653
256-332-8726
[email protected]
www.franklineda.com

Walker County Development Authority

David Knight
Executive Director
204 19th Street East
Jasper, AL 35501
205-302-0068
[email protected]
www.wceida.com

Limestone County Economic Development Association

Tom Hill
President
1806 Wilkinson Street
Athens, AL 35611
256-232-2386
[email protected]
www.lceda.com

Randolph County Economic Development Authority

Bryant Whaley
Interim Director
1218 U.S. Highway 431
Roanoke, AL 36274
334-863-7243
[email protected]
www.randolphcountyeda.com

Elmore County Economic Development Authority

Cary W. Cox
Director
335 Jeanette Barrett Industrial Boulevard
Wetumpka, AL 36092
334-514-5843
[email protected]
www.elmoreeda.com

Jackson County Economic Development Authority

Shelia Shepard
President & CEO
817 South Broad Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768
256-574-1331
[email protected]
www.jacksoncountyeda.org

Washington County Economic Development Initiative (WCedi)

Mel Ann Sullivan
Director
34 Court Street, P.O. Box 854
Chatom, AL 36518
251-847-2810
[email protected]
www.washingtoncountyedi.com

St. Clair County Economic Development Council

Don Smith
Executive Director
500 College Circle, Suite 306
Pell City, AL 35125
205-814-1440
[email protected]
www.stclairedc.com

Marshall County Economic Development Council

Matt Arnold
President & CEO
2208 Ringold Street, Suite 1-A
Guntersville, AL 35976
256-582-5100
[email protected]
www.marshallteam.org

Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority

Andy Jocham
Director, Industrial Recruitment & Retention
2204 University Boulevard, P.O. Box 2667
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-1414
[email protected]
www.tcida.com

Talladega County Economic Development Authority

Calvin Miller
Executive Director
225 North Norton Avenue, P.O. Box 867
Sylacauga, AL 35150
256-245-8332
[email protected]
www.tceda.com

Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority

Wayne Vardaman
Executive Director
912 Selma Avenue
Selma, AL 36701
334-875-8365
[email protected]
www.selmaeda.com

Morgan County Economic Development Association

Jeremy Nails
President & CEO
300 Market Street NE, Suite 2
Decatur, AL 35601
256-353-1213
[email protected]
www.mceda.org

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce

Lucia Cape
Senior Vice President, Economic Development, Industry Relations & Workforce
225 Church Street NW
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-535-2033
[email protected]
www.huntsvillealabamausa.com

Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority

Bill Greene
Assistant Director
One Commerce Square
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-543-9423
[email protected]
www.gadsdenida.org

Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance

Lee Lawson
President & CEO
22251 Palmer Street, P.O. Box 1340
Robertsdale, AL 36567
251-970-4081
[email protected]
www.baldwineda.com

 

City Listings

City of Hoover

Greg Knighton
Economic Developer
Hoover City Hall, 100 Municipal Lane
Hoover, AL 35216
205-739-6889
[email protected]
www.hooveral.org

Vestavia Hills Economic Development

Jeff Downes
City Manager
1032 Montgomery Highway
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
205-978-0100
[email protected]
www.vhal.org

Opelika Economic Development

Lori Huguley, CEcD
Director
City Hall, 204 South 7th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
334-705-5115
[email protected]
www.opelikaeconomicdevelopment.org

Montgomery Area Chamber Economic Development

Ellen G. McNair, CEcD
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
41 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 79
Montgomery, AL 36101
334-834-5200
[email protected]
www.choosemontgomery.com

Guntersville Economic Development

Grant DeMuth
Director
341 Gunter Avenue
Guntersville, AL 35976
256-571-7560
[email protected]
www.guntersvilleal.org

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

David Rodgers
Vice President of Economic Development
451 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602
251-431-8657
[email protected]
www.mobilechamber.com

Birmingham Business Alliance

Rick Davis
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
505 20th Street North, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-241-8136
[email protected]
www.birminghambusinessalliance.com

City of Auburn Economic Development

T. Phillip Dunlap
Director
City Hall, 144 Tichenor Avenue, Suite 2
Auburn, AL 36830
334-501-7270
[email protected]
www.auburnalabama.org

Cullman Economic Development Agency

Dale Greer
Director
200 1st Avenue, NE, P.O. Box 1009
Cullman, AL 35055
256-739-1891
[email protected]
www.cullmaneda.org