Rhode Island Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Rhode Island Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo.

Rhode Island Governor
Gina Raimondo

  • Capital: Providence
  • Population (2017 Est.): 1,059,639
  • Largest Cities (2017): Providence, 180,393; Cranston, 81,202; Warwick, 80,871; Pawtucket, 72,001; East Providence, 47,600
  • Targeted Industries: Biomedical Innovation; IT/Software, Cyber & Data Analytics; Defense Shipbuilding & Maritime; Advanced Business Services; Design, Food & Custom Manufacturing; Transportation, Distribution & Logistics; Energy
  • Key Incentives: Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit, Rebuild Rhode Island Tax Credit, Anchor Institution Tax Credit, I-195 Redevelopment Fund, Wavemaker Fellowship, Innovation Vouchers, Industry Cluster Grants, Innovation Network Matching Grants
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $59.4 billion*

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

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State Listings

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI)

Hilary Fagan
Executive Vice President of Business Development
315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101
Providence, RI 02908
401-278-9100
[email protected]
www.commerceri.com


Utility Listings


Regional Listings

Discover New England

Lori Harnois
Executive Director
100 International Drive, Suite 352
Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-766-0606
[email protected]
www.discovernewengland.org

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce

Erin Donovan-Boyle
Executive Director
513 Broadway, Suite 218
Newport, RI 02840
401-847-1608
[email protected]
www.newportchamber.com

Northern Rhode Island Chamber

Liz Catucci
President & CEO
6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402
Lincoln, RI 02865
401-334-1005
[email protected]
www.nrichamber.com

Quonset Development Corporation

Steven J. King, P.E.
Managing Director
95 Cripe Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852
401-295-0044, ext. 243
[email protected]
www.quonset.com

Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Berman
Executive Director
230 Old Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
401-783-2801
[email protected]
www.srichamber.com


County Listings


City Listings

City of Woonsocket

Steven Lima
Director of Planning & Development
169 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-767-9231
[email protected]
www.woonsocketri.org

Cranston Economic Development

Lawrence DiBoni
Director
City Hall, 869 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910
401-780-3166
[email protected]
www.cranstonri.com

East Providence Economic Development

James Moran
Principal/Economic Planner
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
401-435-7531, ext. 11153
[email protected]
www.eastprovidencebusiness.com

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Janet Raymond
Senior Vice President of Economic Development & Operations
30 Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI 02903
401-521-5000
[email protected]
www.providencechamber.com

North Kingstown Economic Development

Elizabeth Dolan
Economic Development Administrator
100 Fairway Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
401-294-3331, ext. 314
[email protected]
www.northkingstown.org/business/economic-development

Pawtucket Office of Planning & Redevelopment

Susan Mara
Director
137 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-728-0500, ext. 430
[email protected]
www.pawtucketri.com

Providence Economic Development

Michael Solomon
Director
444 Westminster Street, Suite 3A
Providence, RI 02903
401-680-8400
[email protected]
www.providenceeconomicdevelopment.net

Smithfield Economic Development Commission (EDC)

Michael Phillips
Town Planner
64 Farnum Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917
401-233-1017
[email protected]
www.smithfieldri.com

Town of Burrillville

Michael C. Wood
Town Manager
105 Harrisville Main Street
Harrisville, Rhode Island 02830
401-568-4300, ext. 145
[email protected]
www.burrillville.org

Warren Department of Planning & Community Development

Bob Rulli
Director
514 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
401-245-2469
[email protected]
www.townofwarren-ri.gov

Warwick Department of Economic Development

Karen Jedson
Executive Director
City Hall Building, 3275 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
401-738-2000, ext. 6402
[email protected]
www.movetowarwickri.com

West Warwick Economic Development

Mark Carruolo
Town Planner/Economic Development Coordinator
1170 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
401-827-9025
[email protected]
www.westwarwickri.org