Missouri Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Missouri Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

  • Capital: Jefferson City
  • Population (2017 Est.): 6,113,532
  • Largest Cities (2017): Kansas City, 488,943; St. Louis, 308,626; Springfield, 167,376; Columbia, 121,717; Independence, 117,306
  • Targeted Industries: Information Technology, Agribusiness, Automotive & Transportation, Energy Solutions, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Entertainment & Media, Cross-Sector Manufacturing, Healthcare
  • Key Incentives: Missouri Works, Missouri Works Training, Global Market Access Program, Missouri Export Finance Program, Missouri Technology Corporation, Small Business Loan Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $304.9 billion*

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

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State Listings

Missouri Department of Economic Development

Rob Dixon
Director
301 West High Street, P.O. Box 1157
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-4770
[email protected]
www.ded.mo.gov

Missouri Economic Development Council

Pat Amick, CMP
Executive Director
P.O. Box 105918
Jefferson City, MO 65110
573-636-7383
[email protected]
www.showme.org

Missouri Partnership

Mark Sutherland
Chief Marketing Officer
120 South Central Avenue, Suite 1535
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-725-0949
[email protected]
www.missouripartnership.com


Utility Listings

Ameren Missouri

Michael S. Kearney
Director, Economic Development
P.O. Box 66149, MC 350
St. Louis, MO 63166
800-981-9409
[email protected]
www.ameren.com/ecdev

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.

Mark Woodson, CEcD, CKAE
Manager, Member Services & Economic Development
2814 South Golden, P.O. Box 754
Springfield, MO 65801
417-881-1204
[email protected]
www.aeci.org

Empire District Electric Company

Kelly Chenoweth
Business & Community Development Manager
602 South Joplin Avenue, P.O. Box 127
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5100
[email protected]
www.empiredistrict.com

Kansas City Power & Light

John Engelmann, CEcD
Manager, Economic Development
1200 Main Street, P.O. Box 418679
Kansas City, MO 64141-9679
816-654-1634
[email protected]
www.kcpled.com


Regional Listings

AllianceSTL (St. Louis Regional Economic Development)

Steve Johnson
President & CEO
One Metropolitan Square, Suite 1300
St. Louis, MO 63102
314-444-1105
[email protected]
alliancestl.com

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

Toby Teeter
President & CEO
320 East 4th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
417-624-4150
[email protected]
www.joplincc.com

K-REDI Kirksville Regional Economic Development, Inc.

Carolyn Chrisman
Director of Economic Development
315 South Franklin Street
Kirksville, MO 63501
660-665-2003
[email protected]
www.k-redi.com

Kansas City Area Development Council

Tim Cowden
President & CEO
30 West Pershing Road, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-374-5650
[email protected]
www.thinkkc.com

Missouri Research Park

Mark McIntosh, Ph.D.
VP, Office of Research & Economic Development - University of Missouri System
309 University Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-3360
[email protected]
www.umsystem.edu

MOKAN Partnership


Manager of Business Retention & Expansion
320 East Fourth Street
Joplin, MO 64801
417-624-4150

www.joplinregionalpartnership.com

Regional Economic Development Inc.

Bernard K. Andrews
Executive Vice President
500 East Walnut, Suite 102
Columbia, MO 65201
573-441-5541
[email protected]
www.columbiaredi.com

Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission

Jeremy Tanz
Executive Director
1 West St. Joseph Street, P.O. Box 366
Perryville, MO 63775
573-547-8357
[email protected]
www.semorpc.org

St. Louis Regional Chamber

Jim Alexander
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
One Metropolitan Square, Suite 1300
St. Louis, MO 63102
314-444-1135
[email protected]
www.stlregionalchamber.com


County Listings

Clay County Economic Development Council

Jim Hampton & T.J. Berry
Co-Executive Directors
7001 North Locust Street
Gladstone, MO 64118
816-468-4989
[email protected]
www.clayedc.com

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County

Jessica Craig
Executive Director
3615 West Broadway, 3rd Floor
Sedalia, MO 65301
660-827-0884
[email protected]
www.sedaliamoed.com

Jackson County Economic Development

Frank White
County Executive
415 East 12th Street, 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-881-3333
[email protected]
www.jacksongov.org

Johnson County Economic Development Corporation

Tracy Brantner
Executive Director
300 North Holden Street, Suite 301
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660-747-0244
[email protected]
www.growjocomo.com

Lebanon Regional Economic Development Incorporated

Brian Thompson
President & CEO
200 East Commercial Street
Lebanon, MO 65536
417-533-5627
[email protected]
www.lebanonredi.com

Lincoln County Missouri Economic Development

Larry Tucker, CEcD, EDFP
Executive Director
201 Main Street, Suite 302
Troy, MO 63379
636-579-1913
[email protected]
lincolncountyecondev.com/

Macon County Economic Development

Sue Goulder
Executive Director
303 North Missouri Street, Suite A
Macon, MO 63552
660-385-5627
[email protected]
www.maconcounty.org

Marshall-Saline Economic Development Corporation

Sandy Allison
Executive Director
P.O. Box 427
Marshall, MO 65340
660-886-6889
[email protected]
www.marshall-saline-dev.com

Platte County Economic Development Council

Alicia Stephens
Executive Director
11724 NW Plaza Circle, Suite 400
Kansas City, MO
816-270-2109
[email protected]
www.plattecountyedc.com

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Rodney Crim
Interim CEO
7733 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 2200
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
314-615-7663
[email protected]
www.slcec.com

Taney County Partnership

Jonas Arjes, EDFP
Executive Director
269 State Highway 248
Branson, MO 65616
417-334-4084
[email protected]
www.taneycountypartnership.com


City Listings

Blue Springs Economic Development Council

Thomas Cole
Director
903 West Main Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
816-228-0211
[email protected]
www.bluespringsgov.com

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce

Crystal Narr
Executive Director
514 Washington Street
Chillicothe, MO 64601
660-646-4050
[email protected]
www.chillicothemo.com

City of Bolivar

Gail Noggle
Director of Economic Development & Executive Director-Industrial Development Authority
345 South Main Avenue
Bolivar, MO 65613
417-328-5811
[email protected]
bolivar.mo.us/economic-development

City of Chesterfield

Justin Wyse, AICP
Director of Planning & Development Services
690 Chesterfield Parkway W
Chesterfield, MO 63017-0670
636-537-4733
[email protected]
www.chesterfield.mo.us

City of Mexico Economic Development

Russell Runge
Economic Development Director / Assistant City Manager
300 North Coal
Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-2100
[email protected]
www.mexicomissouri.net

City of North Kansas City

Kim Nakahodo
Assistant City Administrator
City Hall, 2010 Howell Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
816-412-7814
[email protected]
www.nkc.org

City of Rolla Community Development Department

Steve Flowers
Interim Director
901 North Elm Street, 2nd Floor
Rolla, MO 65401
573-364-5333
[email protected]
www.rollacity.org

City of St. Charles

David A. Leezer, CEcD
Director, Economic Development
200 North Second Street, 3rd Floor, Room 300
St. Charles, MO 63301
636-949-3231
[email protected]
www.stcharlescitymo.gov

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City

Bob Langenkamp
President & CEO
1100 Walnut Street, Suite 1700
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-221-0636
[email protected]
www.edckc.com

Grain Valley Partnership

Tim Russell
Executive Director
1450 SW Eagles Parkway
Grain Valley, MO 64029
816-443-5162
[email protected]
www.growgrainvalley.org

Industrial Development Authority of Cuba

Patti Campbell
Director
P.O. Box 531
Cuba, MO 65453
636-388-9103
[email protected]
www.gocubamo.com

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council

Rick McDowell
President & CEO
218 SE Main Street
Lees Summit, MO 64063
816-525-6617
[email protected]
www.leessummit.org

Liberty Economic Development Corporation

Ralph Boots
Executive Director
5 Victory Lane, Suite 103
Liberty, MO 64068
816-883-2503
[email protected]
www.thinklibertymo.com

Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Mooney, CEcD
Senior Vice President of Economic Development
202 South John Q. Hammons Parkway, P.O. Box 1687
Springfield, MO 65801-1687
417-862-5567
[email protected]
www.springfieldchamber.com

St. Joseph Economic Development

Brad Lau
Director of Business Development & Attraction
3003 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506
816-364-4110
[email protected]
www.choosesaintjoseph.com

Union Economic Development

James Schmieder
Assistant City Administrator/Community Development
500 East Locust Street
Union, MO 63084
636-583-3600
[email protected]
www.ci.union.mo.us