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California Directory of Economic Development Organizations

California Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

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California Governor Edmund "Jerry" Brown

California Governor Edmund “Jerry” Brown

  • Capital: Sacramento
  • Population (2015 Est.): 39,144,818
  • Largest Cities (2015): Los Angeles, 3,971,883; San Diego, 1,394,928; San Jose, 1,026,908; San Francisco, 864,816; Fresno, 520,052
  • Targeted Industries: Green Technology; Arts, Media & Entertainment; Tourism; Agriculture; Aerospace; Energy & Utilities; Telecommunications; Information Technology
  • Key Incentives: California Competes Tax Credit, (Partial) Sales & Use Tax Exemption, New Employment Hiring Tax Credit, R&D Tax Credit, IDBs, California Capital Access Program, Film & Television Tax Credit Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $2.46 trillion*

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

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State Listings

  • California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED)

    Gurbax Sahota
    President & CEO
    550 Bercut Drive, Suite G
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    P: 916-448-8252 ext. 11
    [email protected]
    www.caled.org
  • Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

    Panorea Avdis
    Chief Deputy Director
    1325 J Street, Suite 1800
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    P: 916-322-0694
    [email protected]
    www.business.ca.gov

Utility Listings

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)

    Josh Townsend
    Manager, Economic Development
    1220 Andersen Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    P: 415-973-7620
    [email protected]
    www.pge.com
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

    Jim Alves
    Economic Development Manager
    P.O. Box 15830, MS B401
    Sacramento, CA 95852-1830
    P: 916-549-4680
    [email protected]
    www.smud.org
  • Southern California Edison

    Michael Nuby
    Manager, Economic Development
    6030 North Irwindale Avenue
    Irwindale, CA 91702
    P: 909-357-6125
    [email protected]
    www.sce.com/economicdevelopment

Regional Listings

  • California Central Valley EDC

    Jennifer Faughn
    Director
    2671A Oswell #137
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    P: 661-366-0756
    [email protected]
    www.centralcalifornia.org
  • Economic Development Corporation of Southwest California

    Morris Myers
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1388
    Temecula, CA 92593
    P: 951-694-9800
    [email protected]
    www.edcswca.com
  • Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance

    Kimberly Maevers
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 5477
    Lancaster, CA 93539-5477
    P: 661-722-6566
    [email protected]
    www.socalleadingedge.org
  • San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

    Cynthia Kurtz
    President & CEO
    4900 Rivergrade Road, Suite B130
    Irwindale, CA 91706
    P: 626-856-3400
    [email protected]
    www.valleyconnect.com
  • Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation

    Holly Shroeder
    President & CEO
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, UCEN 263
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355
    P: 661-288-4400
    [email protected]
    www.stillgolden.org
  • Superior California Economic Development

    Bob Nash
    CEO
    499 Hemsted Drive, Suite A
    Redding, CA 96002
    P: 530-225-2760
    [email protected]
    www.scedd.org
  • Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation

    Marva Smith Battle-Bey
    Executive Director
    1130 West Slauson Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90044
    P: 323-753-2335
    [email protected]
    www.seveds.com

County Listings

  • County of Monterey

    Dave Spaur, CEcD, EDFP
    Director, Economic Development Department
    Government Center Administration Building, 168 West Alisal Street, 3rd Floor
    Salinas, CA 93901
    P: 831-755-5390
    [email protected]
    www.co.monterey.ca.us
  • Economic Development Corporation Serving Fresno County

    Jose N. Mora
    Business Development Specialist
    906 North Street, Suite 120
    Fresno, CA 93721
    P: 559-476-2516
    [email protected]
    www.fresnoedc.com
  • Kern Economic Development Corporation

    Melinda Brown
    Director of Business Development/Corporate Relocations
    2700 M Street, Suite 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
    P: 661-862-5058
    [email protected]
    www.kedc.com
  • Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

    Carrie Rogers
    Vice President, Business Assistance & Development
    444 South Flower Street, Suite 3700
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
    P: 213-236-4824
    [email protected]
    www.laedc.org
  • Nevada County Economic Resource Council, Inc.

    Jon Gregory
    Executive Director
    149 Crown Point Court, Suite A
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
    P: 530-274-8455
    [email protected]
    www.ncerc.org
  • Riverside County Economic Development Agency

    Rob Moran
    Economic Development Manager
    3403 10th Street, Suite 500
    Riverside, CA 92501
    P: 951-955-6673
    [email protected]
    www.rivcoeda.org
  • San Joaquin Partnership

    Mike Ammann
    President & CEO
    2800 West March Lane, Suite 470
    Stockton, CA 95219
    P: 209-956-3380
    [email protected]
    www.sanjoaquinusa.org
  • Shasta Economic Development Corporation

    Tony Giovaniello
    President
    4300 Caterpillar Road
    Redding, CA 96003
    P: 530-224-4920
    [email protected]
    www.shastaedc.org
  • Siskiyou County Economic Development Council

    Tonya Dowse
    Executive Director
    1512 South Oregon Street
    Yreka, CA 96097
    P: 530-842-1638
    [email protected]
    www.siskiyoucounty.org
  • Solano Economic Development Corporation

    Sandy Person
    President
    360 Campus Lane, Suite 102
    Fairfield, CA 94534
    P: 707-864-1855
    [email protected]
    www.solanoedc.org
  • Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation

    Brynda Stranix
    President & COO
    950 Tharp Road, Suite 1303
    Yuba City, CA 95993
    P: 530-751-8555
    [email protected]
    www.ysedc.org

City Listings

  • City of Barstow

    Margaret Carter
    Economic Development Administrator
    220 Mountain View Street, Suite A
    Barstow, CA 92311
    P: 760-255-5109
    [email protected]
    www.barstowca.org
  • City of Benicia

    Mario Giuliani
    Economic Development Manager
    250 East L Street
    Benicia, CA 94510
    P: 707-746-4202
    [email protected]
    www.beniciabusiness.com
  • City of Burbank Economic Development

    Mary Hamzoian
    Economic Development Manager
    150 North Third Street, 2nd Floor
    Burbank, CA 91502
    P: 818-238-5180
    [email protected]
    econdev.burbankca.gov
  • City of Chino

    Brent Arnold
    Interim Director of Community Development
    13220 Central Avenue, P.O. Box 667
    Chino, CA 91710
    P: 909-334-3314
    [email protected]
    www.cityofchino.org
  • City of Clovis

    Andrew Haussler
    Community & Economic Development Director
    1033 Fifth Street
    Clovis, CA 93612
    P: 559-324-2095
    [email protected]
    www.clovis4business.com
  • City of Concord Community & Economic Development

    John Montagh
    Redevelopment & Housing Manager
    1950 Parkside Drive
    Concord, CA 94519
    P: 925-671-3082
    [email protected]
    www.ci.concord.ca.us/business/
  • City of Corona

    Darrell Talbert
    Administrative Services Director
    400 South Vicentia Avenue
    Corona, CA 92882
    P: 951-736-2260
    [email protected]
    www.teamcorona.com
  • City of Dublin

    Lori Taylor
    Economic Development Director/Public Information Officer
    100 Civic Plaza
    Dublin, CA 94568
    P: 510-833-6650
    [email protected]
    www.ci.dublin.ca.us
  • City of Emeryville

    Chadrick Smalley
    Economic Development & Housing Manager
    1333 Park Avenue
    Emeryville, CA 94608
    P: 510-596-4355
    [email protected]
    www.ci.emeryville.ca.us
  • City of Fontana Housing & Business Development

    Elisa J. Grey
    Economic Development Manager
    8353 Sierra Ave.
    Fontana, CA 92335
    P: 909-350-6741
    [email protected]
    www.fontanabusiness.org
  • City of Hanford

    Melody Haigh
    Community Development Manager
    317 North Douty Street
    Hanford, CA 93230
    P: 559-585-2583
    [email protected]
    www.ci.hanford.ca.us
  • City of Hesperia Economic Development

    Lisa K. LaMere
    Management Analyst
    9700 Seventh Avenue
    Hesperia, CA 92345
    P: 760-947-1910
    [email protected]
    www.cityofhesperia.us/econdev
  • City of Los Angeles Industrial Development Authority (IDA)

    May M. Smith
    Manager
    1200 W. 7th Street, 6th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    P: 213-744-9360
    [email protected]
    http://ida.lacity.org/
  • City of Moreno Valley

    Mike Lee
    Economic Development Director
    14177 Frederick Street, P.O. Box 88005
    Moreno Valley, CA 92552
    P: 951-413-3460
    [email protected]
    www.moreno-valley.ca.us
  • City of Murrieta

    Bruce Coleman
    Economic Development Director
    1 Town Square
    Murrieta, CA 92562
    P: 951-461-6021
    [email protected]
    www.murrieta.org
  • City of Ontario Economic Development Agency

    John Andrews
    Economic Development Director
    303 East B Street
    Ontario, CA 91764
    P: 909-395-2242
    [email protected]
    www.ontariothinksbusiness.com
  • City of Pleasanton

    Pamela Ott
    Economic Development Director
    City Hall, 200 Old Bernal Avenue
    Pleasanton, CA 94566
    P: 925-931-5040
    [email protected]
    www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/business/development/
  • City of Rancho Cucamonga

    Linda Daniels
    Assistant City Manager
    10500 Civic Center Drive
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    P: 909-477-2700
    [email protected]
    www.cityofrc.us
  • City of Redding

    Pat Keener
    Economic Development Director
    777 Cypress Avenue, P.O. Box 496071
    Redding, CA 96001
    P: 530-339-7225
    [email protected]
    www.ci.redding.ca.us/econdev/ecodev1.htm
  • City of Sacramento Economic Development Department

    Jim Rinehart
    Director
    915 I Street, 3rd Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    P: 916-808-5470
    [email protected]
    www.cityofsacramento.org/econdev
  • City of Shafter Economic Development Department

    Brent Green
    Business & Economic Development Director
    336 Pacific Avenue
    Shafter, CA 93263
    P: 661-746-5000
    [email protected]
    www.shafter.com
  • City of Stockton Economic Development

    Kurt Wilson
    Deputy City Manager
    425 North El Dorado Street, 3rd Floor
    Stockton, CA 95202
    P: 209-937-8539
    [email protected]
    www.stocktongov.com
  • City of Vacaville Economic Development Department

    Mark Mazzaferro
    Public Information Officer
    City Hall, 650 Merchant Street
    Vacaville, CA 95688
    P: 707-449-5371
    [email protected]
    www.cityofvacaville.com
  • City of Victorville Economic Development

    Sophie L. Smith
    Division Head, Economic Development
    14343 Civic Drive
    Victorville, CA 92392
    P: 760-955-5032
    [email protected]
    www.victorvillecity.com
  • City of Whittier Community Development

    Conal McNamara
    Director
    13230 Penn Street, 2nd Floor
    Whittier, CA 90602
    P: 562-567-9320
    [email protected]
    www.cityofwhittier.org
  • Escondido Economic Development

    Joyce Masterson
    Director of Economic Development & Community Relations
    City Manager's Office, 2nd Floor, 201 North Broadway
    Escondido, CA 92025
    P: 760-839-4587
    [email protected]
    www.escondido.org/economic-development.aspx
  • Glendale Economic Development Corporation

    Darlene Sanchez
    Deputy Director, Economic Development
    633 East Broadway, Suite 201
    Glendale, CA 91206
    P: 818-548-3155
    [email protected]
    www.glendaleca.gov
  • Industry Manufacturers Council

    Ron Whittemore
    Executive Director
    15651 Stafford Street
    City of Industry, CA 91744
    P: 626-968-3737
    [email protected]
    www.cityofindustry.org
  • Irvine Chamber Economic Development

    Linda DiMario
    Vice President, Economic Development & Tourism
    36 Executive Park, Suite 100
    Irvine, CA 92614
    P: 949-660-9112, ext. 124
    [email protected]
    www.irvineecondev.com
  • Riverside Office of Economic Development

    Gregory Lee
    Interim Economic Development Manager
    3900 Main Street, 2nd Floor
    Riverside, CA 92522
    P: 951-826-5145
    [email protected]
    www.riversideoed.com
  • Santa Maria Valley Economic Development Commission

    Dave Cross
    Director
    614 South Broadway
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    P: 805-925-2403, ext. 817
    [email protected]
    www.santamariaedc.com
  • Wasco Economic Development

    J. Paul Paris
    City Manager
    746 8th Street
    Wasco, CA 93280
    P: 661-758-7214
    [email protected]
    www.ci.wasco.ca.us