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Kentucky Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Kentucky Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Governor Matt Bevin

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin

  • Capital: Frankfort
  • Population (2015 Est.): 4,425,092
  • Largest Cities (2015): Louisville/Jefferson County (balance), 615,366; Lexington-Fayette, 314,488; Bowling Green, 63,616; Owensboro, 59,042; Covington, 40,997
  • Targeted Industries: Automotive Related Manufacturing; Aerospace; Logistics & Distribution; Food & Beverage; Aluminum & Steel Related Manufacturing; Chemicals, Plastic & Rubber
  • Key Incentives: Kentucky Business Investment (KBI) Program, Kentucky Enterprise Initiative Act (KEIA), Kentucky Reinvestment Act (KRA), Kentucky Industrial Revitalization Act (KIRA), Incentives for Energy Independence Act (IEIA)
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $194.6 billion*

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

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State Listings

  • Kentucky Association for Economic Development

    Hal Goode
    President & CEO
    101 Burch Court
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    P: 502-227-9653
    [email protected]
    www.kaedonline.org
  • Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

    Mandy Lambert
    Commissioner, Dept. for Business Development
    Old Capitol Annex, 300 West Broadway
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    P: 502-564-7140
    [email protected]
    www.thinkkentucky.com
  • University of Kentucky Commercialization & Economic Development

    Gina Tussey
    Business Officer
    262 ASTeCC Building
    Lexington, KY 40506-0286
    P: 859-257-4056
    [email protected]
    www.uky.edu/econdev/

 

Utility Listings

  • East Kentucky Power Co-op.

    Rodney Hitch
    Economic Development Manager
    4775 Lexington Road, P.O. Box 707
    Winchester, KY 40392-0707
    P: 859-745-9272
    [email protected]
    www.ekpc.coop
  • Kentucky Power

    Brad Hall
    Manager of External Affairs
    3249 North Mayo Trail
    Pikeville, KY 41501
    P: 606-437-3790
    [email protected]
    aeped.com/kentucky
  • LG&E and KU Energy LLC

    Lisa Payne
    Team Leader, Economic Development
    220 West Main Street, P.O. Box 32010
    Louisville, KY 40232
    P: 502-627-4955
    [email protected]
    www.site-selection.com

 

Regional Listings

  • Ashland Alliance

    Tim Gibbs
    President & CEO
    1730 Winchester Avenue
    Ashland, KY 41105-0830
    P: 606-324-5111
    [email protected]
    www.ashlandalliance.com
  • Buffalo Trace Area Development District

    Kristie Dodge
    Economic Development Director
    201 Government Street, Suite 300, P.O. Box 460
    Maysville, KY 41056
    P: 606-564-6894
    [email protected]
    www.btadd.com
  • Fulton County & Hickman County Economic Development Partnership

    Eddie Crittendon
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1413
    Fulton, KY 42041
    P: 270-472-2125
    [email protected]
    www.westkyeconomic.com
  • Greater Louisville Inc.

    Sierra Enlow
    Economic Development Manager
    614 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    P: 502-625-0000
    [email protected]
    www.greaterlouisville.com
  • Kyndle (Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership & Engagement)

    Tony Iriti
    CEO
    136 Second Street, Suite 500
    Henderson, KY 42420
    P: 270-826-7505
    [email protected]
    www.kyndle.us
  • Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress (MAP)

    Ken Robinson
    President & CEO
    50 Career Way
    Central City, KY 42330
    P: 270-338-4102
    [email protected]
    www.mafp.us
  • Nelson County Economic Development Agency

    Kimberly Huston
    President
    1 Court Square
    Bardstown, KY 40004
    P: 502-348-6402, ext. 100
    [email protected]
    www.nceda.net
  • Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation

    Daniel E. Tobergte, CEcD
    President & CEO
    300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 332
    Covington, KY 41017
    P: 859-344-0040
    [email protected]
    www.northernkentuckyusa.com
  • South Central Kentucky

    Ron Bunch, CEcD
    President & CEO
    710 College Street
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    P: 270-781-3200
    [email protected]
    www.southcentralky.com
  • South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council

    Liana Mitchell Wallace
    Executive Director
    2800 Fort Campbell Boulevard
    Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    P: 270-885-1499
    [email protected]
    www.southwesternky.com
  • Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

    Jared Arnett, MBA
    President & CEO
    178 College Street
    Pikeville, KY 41501
    P: 606-432-5504
    [email protected]
    www.sekchamber.com
  • Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

    Brett Traver
    Executive Director
    2292 South Highway 27, Suite 340
    Somerset, KY 42501
    P: 606-875-3429
    [email protected]
    www.southeastkentucky.com

 

County Listings

  • Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce

    Jack Conner
    Executive Director
    160 East Main
    Georgetown, KY 40324
    P: 502-863-5424
    [email protected]
    www.gtown.org
  • Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce

    Jenny Estepp
    Executive Director
    295 North Buckman, P.O. Box 1656
    Shepherdsville, KY 40165
    P: 502-543-6727
    [email protected]
    www.bullittchamber.org
  • Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership, Inc.

    Jody A. Lassiter, JD
    President & CEO
    Constitution Square Historic Site, 105 East Walnut Street
    Danville, KY 40422-1817
    P: 859-236-2361, ext. 130
    [email protected]
    www.betterindanville.com/
  • Garrard County Economic Development

    John Wilson
    Judge/Executive
    15 Public Square, Suite 3
    Lancaster, KY 40444
    P: 859-792-3531
    [email protected]
    www.garrardcounty.ky.gov
  • Kentucky Capital Development Corporation

    Terri Bradshaw
    President/CEO
    109 Consumer Lane
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    P: 502-226-5611
    [email protected]
    www.kycapitaldevelopment.com
  • Kentucky Lake Economic Development in Marshall County

    Josh Tubbs
    Director
    1101 Main Street
    Benton, KY 42025
    P: 270-527-2009
    [email protected]
    www.opportunitymarshall.com/
  • Lincoln County Economic Development Authority

    Arlen Sanders
    Executive Director
    201 E. Main Street, Suite 1
    Stanford, KY 40484
    P: 606-365-4555
    [email protected]
    www.lincolnky.com
  • Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD)

    Thomas L. Harned, CEcD, FM
    Executive Director
    116 South Main Street
    Russellville, KY
    P: 270-726-9575
    [email protected]
    www.loganleads.com
  • Morehead-Rowan County Economic Development Council, Inc.

    Brett Traver
    Executive Director
    100 Lake Park Drive
    Morehead, KY 40351
    P: 606-784-5874
    [email protected]
    www.edc-eky.com
  • Oldham Chamber & Economic Development

    Deana Epperly Karem
    Executive Director
    412 East Main Street
    LaGrange, KY 40031
    P: 502-222-1635, ext. 114
    [email protected]
    www.oldhamcountychamber.com
  • Paducah Economic Development

    Scott Darnell
    President & CEO
    300 South 3rd Street
    Paducah, KY 42003
    P: 270-210-7392
    [email protected]
    www.epaducah.com
  • Pendleton County Industrial Authority

    Marianne Roseberry
    Interim Executive Director
    135 West Shelby Street
    Falmouth, KY 41040
    P: 859-654-4332
    [email protected]
    www.pendletoncounty.ky.gov
  • Shelby County Industrial & Development Foundation, Inc.

    Libby Adams / Bobby G. Hudson
    Executive Director / President-CEO
    316 Main Street / P.O. Box 335
    Shelbyville, KY 40065
    P: 502-633-5068
    [email protected]
    www.shelbycountyindustrialfoundation.com
  • Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation

    Martin Shearer
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 450
    Somerset, KY 42502
    P: 606-678-5000
    [email protected]
    www.spcdf.com
  • Springfield/Washington County Economic Development Authority

    Daniel Carney
    Executive Director
    124 West Main Street
    Springfield, KY
    P: 859-336-0052
    [email protected]
    www.sweda.org
  • Union County First

    Garrick Thompson
    Director of Community Development
    100 West Main Street, P.O. Box 374
    Morganfield, KY 42437
    P: 270-389-9600
    [email protected]
    www.ucfirst.org
  • Woodford Economic Development Authority

    D. Craig McAnelly
    Executive Director
    Woodford County Courthouse, 103 South Main Street, Suite 204
    Versailles, KY 40383
    P: 859-533-0413
    [email protected]
    www.woodfordeda.com

 

City Listings

  • Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce

    Ron Bunch, CEcD
    President & CEO
    710 College Street
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    P: 270-781-3200
    [email protected]
    www.bgchamber.com
  • City of Covington Department of Development

    Naashom Marx
    Business Development Manager
    638 Madison Avenue, 4th Floor
    Covington, KY 41011
    P: 859-292-2168
    [email protected]
    www.covingtonky.gov
  • City of Lawrenceburg

    Edwinna Baker
    Mayor
    100 North Main Street, P.O. Box 290
    Lawrenceburg, KY 40342-0290
    P: 502-839-5372
    [email protected]
    www.lawrenceburgky.org
  • Commerce Lexington Inc.

    Gina H. Greathouse
    Executive Vice President, Economic Development
    330 East Main Street, Suite 205
    Lexington, KY 40507
    P: 859-226-1623
    [email protected]
    www.locateinlexington.com
  • Corbin Econ. Development Agency

    Bruce Carpenter
    Director
    101 Depot St.
    Corbin, KY 40701
    P: 606-528-6390
    [email protected]
    www.corbinky.org
  • Elizabethtown/Hardin County Industrial Foundation Inc.

    Rick Games
    President
    111 West Dixie Avenue
    Elizabethtown, KY 42707-1410
    P: 270-737-0300
    [email protected]
    www.eifky.org/
  • Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation

    Madison Silvert
    President & CEO
    200 East 3rd Street , P.O. Box 782
    Owensboro, KY 42302
    P: 270-926-4339
    [email protected]
    edc.owensboro.com
  • Louisville Forward

    Mary Ellen Wiederwohl
    Chief, Louisville Forward
    444 South 5th Street, Suite 600
    Louisville, KY 40202
    P: 502-574-4140
    [email protected]
    www.louisvilleky.gov/louisvilleforward
  • Mt. Sterling Chamber of Commerce

    Sandy Romenesko
    Economic Development Director
    126 West Main Street
    Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
    P: 859-498-5400
    [email protected]
    www.mtsterlingchamber.com/
  • Murray-Calloway Economic Development Corp.

    Mark Manning
    President
    1004 Waldrop Street
    Murray, KY 42071
    P: 270-762-3789
    [email protected]
    www.thinkmurray.com
  • Winchester and Clark County Industrial Development Authority

    Todd Denham
    Director
    2 South Maple Street
    Winchester, KY 40391
    P: 859-744-5627
    [email protected]
    www.winchesterindustry.com