The Brooke County Economic Development Authority
The Brooke County Economic Development Authority was formed under the auspices of the Brooke County Commissioners
MISSION:To enhance the quality of life and the economy by retaining, expanding, and attracting business to Brooke County and the region.
VISION: A cross-functional forum has been developed to foster business development and commerce. Our goal is to generate multiple sector representation on the BCEDA, including: small and large business, health care, industry, education, recreation, tourism, city councils, labor, banking, retail, transportation, service, non profit, retiree, youth, public utilities, etc.
PROGRAM OF WORK:
Expand public involvement in economic development;
Leverage county, regional, state, and federal business development resources;
Proactively market county assets to recruit new businesses;
Support tourism economic development opportunities in our region;
Foster collaborative inter-county and inter-state partnerships;
Support transportation enhancements through the BHJ Planning Commission.
The organization meets the 3rd Wednesday of each calendar month at the Brooke County Library, Wellsburg, WV, from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. Meetings are open to the public.
PRESIDENT: John Casinelli
VICE PRESIDENT: George Kondik
TREASURER: Patty Welling
SECRETARY: Norm Swertfeger
Joan Simonetti Beck
CONTACT THE BCEDA
WEB SITE: www.brookewv.org
TELEPHONE: (304) 737-4029 and ask to leave a message for the BCEDA .
John Brown, Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Planning Commission, 740-282-3685, firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive Director, Brooke Hancock Development Corporation, 304-748-0241, email@example.com
Ed Powell, Business Analyst, Business Development Center, 304-233-5900, x4206, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lou Stein, Executive Director, Valley Ventures