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Florida Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Florida Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

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Indian River County Chamber of Commerce

Helene Caseltine, CEcD
Economic Development Director
1216 21st Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
P: 772-567-3491, ext. 121
[email protected]

Indian River County—Vero Beach, Sebastian, Fellsmere—offers the best of both worlds: a desirable location for business and pleasure with a balance that helps build your business in the sun.


State Listings

  • CareerSource Florida

    P.O. Box 13179
    Tallahassee, FL 32317
    P: 850-692-6887
    [email protected]
  • Enterprise Florida

    Chris Hart IV
    President & CEO
    800 North Magnolia Avenue, Suite 1100
    Orlando, FL 32803
    P: 407-956-5600
    [email protected]


Utility Listings

  • Florida Power & Light

    Lynn Pitts
    Director, Economic Development
    700 Universe Boulevard
    Juno Beach, FL 33408
    P: 561-694-4272
    [email protected]
  • Gulf Power

    Rick Byars
    Community & Economic Development General Manager
    One Energy Place
    Pensacola, FL 32520
    P: 850-444-6750
    [email protected]


Regional Listings

  • Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County

    Sue Dick
    President & CEO
    300 East Park Avenue, P.O. Box 1639
    Tallahassee, FL 32302
    P: 850-521-3100
    [email protected]
  • Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce/Council for Economic Outreach

    Susan Davenport
    Vice President of Economic Development
    300 East University Avenue
    Gainesville, FL 32602
    P: 352-378-7300, ext. 324
    [email protected]
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

    Robert J. Rohrlack, Jr., CEcD
    President & CEO
    201 North Franklin Street, Suite 201
    Tampa, FL 33602
    P: 813-276-9401
    [email protected]
  • Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)

    David Kaufman
    Senior Director, Planning & Commercial Development
    2831 Talleyrand Avenue, P.O. Box 3005
    Jacksonville, FL 32206-0005
    P: 904-357-3044
    [email protected]
  • JAXUSA Partnership

    Jerry Mallot
    3 Independent Drive
    Jacksonville, FL 32202
    P: 904-366-6654
    [email protected]
  • Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission

    Dave Porter
    Senior VP, Business Development
    301 East Pine Street, Suite 900
    Orlando, FL 32801
    P: 407-422-7159
    [email protected]
  • Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance

    Eric Berglund
    4984 Royal Gulf Circle
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
    P: 239-208-7627
    [email protected]
  • Vision Council (Economic Development for Deep South Dade County)

    Dennis Daley
    President & CEO
    2804 NE 8th Street, P.O. Box 901732
    Homestead, FL 33030
    P: 305-247-7082
    [email protected]


County Listings

  • Bay County Economic Development Alliance

    Becca Hardin
    Interim President
    1003 Jenks Avenue
    Panama City, FL 32401
    P: 850-215-9965
    [email protected]
  • Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation

    Sharon Hillstrom
    President & CEO
    4215 Concept Court
    Bradenton, FL 34211
    P: 941-803-9031
    [email protected]
  • Business Development Board of Martin County, Inc.

    Tim Dougher
    Executive Director
    1002 SE Monterey Commons Boulevard, Suite 203
    Stuart, FL 34996
    P: 772-221-1380
    [email protected]
  • Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Inc.

    Gary Hines
    Senior Vice President, Administration
    310 Evernia Street
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    P: 561-835-1008, ext. 4111
    [email protected]
  • Central Florida Development Council (CFDC)

    David Petr
    President & CEO
    2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    P: 863-551-4760
    [email protected]
  • Charlotte County Economic Development Office (EDO)

    Thomas Patton
    18501 Murdock Circle, Suite 302
    Port Charlotte, FL 33948
    P: 941-764-4941
    [email protected]
  • Clay County Department of Commerce

    Bill Garrison
    1734 Kingsley Avenue
    Orange Park, FL 32073
    P: 904-264-2651
    [email protected]
  • Columbia County Economic Development Department

    Glenn Hunter
    Executive Director
    259 NE Franklin Street, Suite 101
    Lake City, FL 32056
    P: 386-758-1033
    [email protected]
  • Dixie County Chamber of Commerce

    Carol West
    P.O. Box 547
    Cross City, FL 32628
    P: 352-498-5454
    [email protected]
  • Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast

    Greg Weiner, CEcD
    Senior Director, Business Development
    597 Haverty Court, Suite 40
    Rockledge, FL 32955
    P: 321-638-2000
    [email protected]
  • Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County

    Joan McGill
    Vice President of Business Development
    1680 Fruitville Road, Suite 402
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    P: 941-309-1200, ext. 107
    [email protected]
  • Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County

    Nathan Sparks, CEcD
    Executive Director
    Northwest Florida State College, 1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Building 7, Suite 717
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    P: 850-362-6467
    [email protected]
  • Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County

    Pete Tesch
    500 NW California Boulevard, Building F, Suite 109
    Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
    P: 772-336-6250
    [email protected]
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

    Bob Swindell
    President & CEO
    110 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1990
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
    P: 954-627-0131
    [email protected]
  • Greater Osceola Partnership for Economic Prosperity

    Bill Martin
    Executive Director
    3 Courthouse Square, 2nd Floor
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    P: 407-742-4251
    [email protected]
  • Greater Pensacola Chamber

    Scott Luth
    Senior VP of Economic Development
    117 West Garden Street
    Pensacola, FL 32502
    P: 850-438-4081, ext. 225
    [email protected]
  • Gulf County Economic Development Coalition

    Chris Holley
    1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Boulevard, Room 312
    Port St. Joe, FL 32456
    P: 850-519-3887
    [email protected]
  • Hamilton County Office of Economic Development

    Susan Ramsey
    1153 U.S. Highway 41 NW, Suite 4
    Jasper, FL 32052
    P: 386-792-6828
    [email protected]
  • Hendry County Economic Development Council

    Gregg Gillman
    644 South Main Street
    LaBelle, FL 33935
    P: 863-612-4912
    [email protected]
  • Hernando County Office of Economic Development

    Valerie Pianta
    Manager, Economic Development
    15800 Flight Path Drive
    Brooksville, FL 34604
    P: 352-540-6400
    [email protected]
  • Highlands County IDA/Economic Development Commission

    Stephen C. Weeks
    Executive Director
    One East Main Street
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    P: 863-453-2818
    [email protected]
  • Indian River County Chamber of Commerce

    Helene Caseltine, CEcD
    Economic Development Director
    1216 21st Street
    Vero Beach, FL 32960
    P: 772-567-3491, ext. 121
    [email protected]
  • Jackson County Development Council

    William (Bill) Stanton
    Executive Director
    2840 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 920
    Marianna, FL 32447
    P: 850-526-4005
    [email protected]
  • Jefferson County Planning Department

    Bill Tellefsen
    Planning Official
    445 West Palmer Mill Road
    Monticello, FL 32344
    P: 850-342-0223
    [email protected]
  • Ocala/Marion County Economic Development Corporation

    Kevin T. Sheilley
    President & CEO
    310 SE 3rd Street
    Ocala, FL 34471
    P: 352-629-8051, ext. 105
    [email protected]
  • Osceola County Economic Development Department

    Jeff Jones
    Strategic Initiatives Director
    Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Square
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    P: 407-742-4200
    [email protected]
  • Pasco Economic Development Council

    Bill Cronin
    President & CEO
    16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 101
    Lutz, FL 33558
    P: 813-926-0827
    [email protected]
  • Pinellas County Economic Development Department

    Mike Meidel, CEcD
    13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200
    Clearwater, FL 33760
    P: 727-464-7332
    [email protected]
  • Putnam County Chamber of Commerce

    Dana Jones
    1100 Reid Street
    Palatka, FL 32177
    P: 386-328-1503
    [email protected]
  • Santa Rosa Economic Development Office

    Shannon Ogletree
    6491 Caroline Street, Suite 4
    Milton, FL 32570-4592
    P: 850-623-0174
    [email protected]
  • Seminole County Economic Development

    Kenneth York
    Program Manager, Business Start-ups, Retention & Expansion
    1055 AAA Drive, Suite 148
    Heathrow, FL 32746
    P: 407-665-7135
    [email protected]
  • St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners

    Melissa S. Glasgow
    Director of Economic Development
    500 San Sebastian View
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
    P: 904-209-0552
    [email protected]
  • St. Johns County Economic Development Council

    Norman W. Gregory, CCIM
    Vice President of Economic Development
    One Riberia Street
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
    P: 904-829-5681, ext. 13
    [email protected]
  • Sumter County Economic Development

    Bradley Arnold
    County Administrator
    7375 Powell Road
    Wildwood, FL 34785
    P: 352-689-4400
    [email protected]
  • Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation

    Craig Richard
    President & CEO
    Bank of America Plaza, 101 Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1750
    Tampa, FL 33602
    P: 813-218-3300
    [email protected]
  • Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation

    Keith Norden
    Director of Business Development
    One Daytona Boulevard, Suite 240
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114
    P: 386-265-6332
    [email protected]
  • The Beacon Council

    Larry K. Williams
    President & CEO
    80 SW 8th Street, Suite 2400
    Miami, FL 33130
    P: 305-579-1300
    [email protected]
  • Volusia County Division of Economic Development

    Rob Ehrhardt
    700 Catalina Drive, Suite 200
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114
    P: 386-248-8048
    [email protected]


City Listings

  • Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce

    John C. Solomon
    Executive Director
    122 Commerce Street
    Apalachicola Bay, FL 32320
    P: 850-370-6602
    [email protected]
  • Cape Coral Economic Development Office

    Dana Brunett
    Economic Development Manager
    1015 Cultural Park Boulevard
    Cape Coral, FL 33990
    P: 866-573-3089
    [email protected]
  • City of Boca Raton

    Jessica Del Vecchio
    Economic Development Manager
    201 West Palmetto Park Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33432
    P: 561-393-7761
    [email protected]
  • City of Leesburg

    Ken Thomas
    Economic Development Director
    600 Market Street
    Leesburg, FL 34748
    P: 352-728-9708
    [email protected]
  • City of North Port

    Allan Lane
    Economic Development Manager
    4970 City Hall Boulevard
    North Port, FL 34286
    P: 941-429-7001
    [email protected]
  • Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce

    Daniel Samess
    Chief Executive Officer
    12222 Overseas Highway
    Marathon, FL 33050
    P: 305-743-5417
    [email protected]
  • Key West Chamber of Commerce

    Virginia Panico
    Executive Vice President
    510 Greene Street, 1st Floor
    Key West, FL 33040
    P: 305-294-2587
    [email protected]